Unicorn Biscuits Recipe!

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I was pondering what to bake when I found this old unicorn cookie cutter that I've had for years in the back of my cupboard and my Magical White Chocolate and Raspberry Unicorn Biscuits were born!

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They taste as magical as they look, melt in your mouth and feel so light for a biscuit, almost like they could bounce around on clouds!

The biscuit is like a shortbread but crumblier, with a sprinkling of freeze dried raspberries added to the mix for a little fruity touch. I decorated them with white chocolate, pink and green coloured chocolate, violet glitter gel and of course, LOTS OF EDIBLE GLITTER!

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To make them (and you should) you'll need:

  • 250g softened butter
  • 1/2 cup of caster sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups of plain flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of freeze dried raspberries
  • White Chocolate for decoration
  • Pink, green and blue (to make aqua) and black food colouring for decoration
  • Edible glitter

Mix 250g softened butter and 1/2 cup of caster sugar in a large bowl with a wooden spoon, then add 1 egg yolk and 2 tsp vanilla extract and briefly beat to combine. Sift over 2 1/2 cups of plain flour and stir until the mixture is well combined – you might need to get your hands in at the end to give everything a really good mix and press the dough together. Add the 1/4 cup of freeze dried raspberries and your ready to roll! I also added some edible glitter just for fun.

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Pop them in a 180c (350 degrees F) oven and bake for 12 mins but keep your eye on them as they can burn easy.

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Melt your white chocolate and once its cooled, pipe around the edge of the unicorn design and with the back of a teaspoon, spread the chocolate evenly.

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Add some of the the pink and aqua (blue and green) food colouring to your white chocolate to create coloured tails, manes and of course the horn!

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I also used violet glitter gel and edible glitter for that extra bit of sparkle that all unicorns need.

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I wasn't sure how I was going to do the eyes but in the end I went with using a skewer to make the closed eyes design and then I dipped the skewer into some black food colouring to fill the groove. I'm really happy with the result. 

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I hope you get the chance to make some of these cuties!

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