Bake your own biscuits for Christmas

Bake your own biscuits for Christmas Bake your own biscuits for Christmas

100g unsalted butter, at  room temperature
100g castor sugar
1 x large egg,lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla essence
275g cake flour
Ingredients for the Icing sugar:
400g icing sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons water
2 to 3 drops food colouring
Glitter that is edible

Method for the biscuits:
Bake your own biscuits for Christmas:  First of all, preheat the oven to 190C/375F or Gas 5.
Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale, light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg and vanilla extract, a little at a time, until well combined.
Stir in the flour until the mixture comes together as a dough.

Roll the dough out on a lightly floured work surface to a thickness of 1cm/½in.
Using a biscuit cutter or a glass, cut biscuits out of the dough and carefully place onto the baking tray.
To make into Christmas tree decorations, carefully make a hole in the top of the biscuit using a straw.

Bake the biscuits for 8-10 minutes, or until pale golden-brown.
Set aside to harden for 5 minutes, then cool on a wire rack.

Method for the Icing sugar:
Sift the icing sugar into a large mixing bowl. Stir in enough water to create a smooth mixture.
Stir in the food colouring.

Carefully spread the icing onto the biscuits using a knife and sprinkle over the glitter.
Set aside until the icing hardens.

Calories in Christmas biscuits = 80 calories in one biscuit

Estimated average requirements – Daily calorie intake.
First of all: How many calories are needed each day can vary greatly, depending on and due to your lifestyle and other factors. Therefore, factors that affect your personal daily calorie needs include your age.

Hence, also your height and weight. In addition, your basic level of daily activity and your body composition.

Finally : Estimated average requirements are:
A daily calorie intake of 1940 calories per day for women, and 2550 for men are needed.

 Bake your own biscuits for Christmas

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