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Easter Biscuits with orange & lemon icing
March 25, 2016

 
We made some awesome cookies today!!!πŸ£πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»P.S. the heart in the middle was called feathering.

Dylan.

100g unsalted butter
100g caster sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
175g plain flour
1 egg yolk
a dollop (about a dessert spoon) of golden syrup

Gas Mark 4 for 10-12 minutes

icing sugar with lemon extract; orange extract & orange food colouring to decorate.

Easter Courgette Cupcakes
March 13, 2016

 
Some with fruit & all with veg! 

Makes 12 courgette cakes: 
50g soft brown sugar
50g butter
1 egg
60g courgette
90g self raising flour
1tsp baking powder
1tsp mixed spice

Buttercream icing (140g butter, 280g icing sugar & 2tsp milk)

Decorations to suit

Strawberry & Chocolate Valentine Fudge
February 13, 2016


Today we explored the changing states of sugar and chocolate by making Strawberry and Chocolate Valentine Fudge:

  • 450g caster sugar
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 170g evaporated milk
  • Half a teaspoon of Strawberry flavouring
  • Few drops of pink food colouring
  • Melted chocolate for topping off

Can highly recommend!

Happy Valentines Day πŸ™‚

A Million Hands – New Product Design
September 26, 2015

Dylan wanted to add a new product to his sweet shop range, after a slight lull in business activity. In line with the ‘A Million Hands’ initiative by The Scout Association, he came up with the following design:

A Million Hands Lolly DesignWe worked on the development of a resistant mould that would accommodate hot, liquid sugar (using silicone sealant, oil and cornflour), and today managed to realise his design into these prototypes:

A Million Hands Lollies and Sherbet

Left to right: Strawberry lolly with fizzy strawberry sherbet; Lemon lolly with fizzy lemon sherbet; Chocolate lolly with fizzy lemon sherbet. We still need to work out the costings..

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