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{Monthly Sweet Tooth} Gingerbread bunnies

{Monthly Sweet Tooth} Gingerbread bunnies

Here in South Africa we are still enjoying a lovely long weekend, I hope you got to have a holiday too. So I had plenty of time do some baking and made some Gingerbread bunnies! I visited my parents this weekend and my mom has so many beautiful plates and dishes, I couldn’t have asked for better styling props! I hope you enjoy the photos…
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Gingerbread biscuits
125g softened butter
½ cup brown sugar
1 egg
2½ cups plain flour
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 tsp ground ginger
2½ tbsp golden syrup

* Cream butter and sugar very well until light and fluffy
* Add egg and warmed syrup to mixture, beat well
* Gradually add sifted dry ingredients and mix well
* Knead lightly 
* Divide into sections and roll out to about 3mm thickness
* Cut out shapes with cookie cutter and place onto greased baking tray
* Bake at 180?C for 5-10 minutes until golden brown, allow to cool
Royal icing
1½ cups icing sugar
1 egg white
4 drops lemon juice
* Beat egg white lightly.
* Add sifted icing sugar bit by bit, beating well in between
* When mixture becomes thick, add lemon juice and mix
* Decorate your bunnies as you wish!
Tip: If you find your dough mixture is a bit crumbly and not sticking together, you can always heat it for a few seconds in the microwave, it’s much easier to roll out afterwards!
Enjoy!
Photography: by me

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  1. Christine

    5 April

    Beautiful images! Looks like you had a great Easter. I love gingerbread cookies!

  2. henzy

    6 April

    oh wow.. so cute.. loving the ginger bunnies..

  3. coelho

    6 April

    WOW! So beautiful, love love love!

  4. Agata

    6 April

    hey sweets… looks like you had a great Easter :-)… bunies look fab!

  5. Megan

    6 April

    These pics are stunning! Just love it! And the bunnies are sooo cute. Hope they were just as tasty!

  6. one sydney road

    6 April

    oh the little ginger bunnies are too adorable!!

  7. Jardino

    8 April

    I love the pic of the ceramic chicken looking back to the egg tray on the table – it's quite sweetly comical! A lovely visual feast, well done!

  8. Bandaloop

    8 April

    What beautiful pics! I love the one with the dough and the cookie cutter. i could so grab a bite! Time to move to mags…

  9. karo

    30 April

    this is def my favourite baking post – the pics really tell a story…the mother hen looking over protectively at her baba eggs…

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