• Gingerbread Biscuit - Step 6 - Decorate

    Syrup-free Gingerbread Biscuit

    Sunday, 24th December 2017Tyler

    Merry Christmas!! ‘Tis the season for gingerbread biscuits!! At the beginning of the month, I took out my Christmas decorations and began thinking about what dishes I’d like to make this December. Italian panettone, English wassail, and gingerbread biscuits decorated with royal icing immediately came to mind. I decided to start with gingerbread. They sound delicious. But here’s the catch, in the UK gingerbread you use golden syrup, and I didn’t have any. In the United States, you make it with molasses instead of the syrup. I don’t usually carry golden syrup or molasses in my house. And I so, I thought… How…

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  • Classic Royal icing

    Royal Icing

    Sunday, 24th December 2017Tyler

    Royal icing is one of the common ways to top cakes or cookies. It’s made from powdered sugar, egg whites. You can use all kinds of colors to create a perfect sugary design. One of the best parts of royal icing is how easy it is to change. Need a thicker icing? Add more sugar. Too thick? Add more egg white. And once the eggs are room temperature you can have the frosting ready to go on a sugar cookie or your gingerbread house in minutes! Speaking of gingerbread houses… I made a gingerbread house this Christmas and I set…

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