Colourful, tasty and adorably festive, these biscuits are a delightful way to celebrate Easter.

  • Serves: 5 people
  • Prep time: 40 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Vegetarian

    Easter Biscuits

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    190g Unsalted Butter, softened

    200g Caster Sugar

    2 large Egg Yolks

    400g Plain Flour

    1 level tsp Ground Cinnamon

    Juice and grated zest of 1 Orange

    For the Icing

    250g Icing Sugar

    2 tsp Lemon Juice

    30ml Water Gel Food Colour


    Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.

    In a large bowl mix the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, add the egg yolks, orange zest, juice and cinnamon then whisk well.

    Add the flour and bring together into a soft dough.

    Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.

    Roll out to about 5mm thick and, using your favourite cutter, cut out the biscuits.

    Put onto the baking tray and cook in the oven for about 12-15 minutes, until just lightly browned.

    Allow to cool.

    To make the icing

    Mix the icing sugar with the lemon juice and water.

    Mix well until smooth.

    Colour as you want and spread over the biscuits.

    Decorate with chocolate and sweets..