Halloween Ghost Biscuits

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I did a little baking this weekend and made some cute halloween treats! They are so yummy and cute!
So because they turned out okay I thought I'd share them with you guys, down below is the recipe and some pictures to show of the process of my halloween treats.


Biscuit dough:

200g of softened butter
150g of caster sugar
2 large egg yolks
400g plain flour
1 tsp of mixed spice
1 tsp of ground cinnamon
2-4 tbsp of milk


250g icing sugar 
2 tsp of orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1 tsp of water
Black writing icing
Black and orange fondant icing
A couple of disposable icing bags

Utensils needed:

2 baking trays 
Electric whisk
Baking paper
Rolling pin 
Ghost cookie cutter


1- Preheat oven to 180degrees C. Line baking trays with baking paper (this is sooo important I didn't do this once and they all completely stuck which was a waste of food and time!).

2- Mix the butter and sugar in a bowl using an electric whisk, then beat in the 2 egg yolks and mix.

3- Sieve the flour into the bowl with the spices too and mix ( I would suggest with hands). Then after add the milk to form a dough (which can take a while and you may need to add more flour if it gets too wet and then also add more milk if its too dry).

4- Knead the dough together and then roll out using a rolling pin to about 1/2 cm, then cut the ghost shapes out of the dough and place them onto the baking sheets ready to go into the oven.

5- Put the biscuits in the pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes, after baking remove and place on a wire rack to cool before icing.

6- Mix the icing sugar and the orange juice and a little water. When the biscuits are cool enough ice the whole biscuit using it's shape as a guide. 

7- Cut out 2 orange triangles and 1 black triangle out of the fondant icing for each biscuit and "glue" them on using the icing from earlier. 

8-Using the white orange icing made earlier write the word "BOO" on the flags each letter on 1 flag. 

9- Finally use the black writing icing to draw a line which is joining the flags together. 

10- ENJOY :) 

So thats the recipe done and as promised there are photos below of my progress in making these biscuits. 


Stay Happy 
Love Lucy x

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