Ingredients

  • 200 g unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 200 g Fairtrade caster sugar
  • 1 medium free-range egg, beaten
  • 400 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 2 tsp Madagascan vanilla extract

To decorate:

  • 180 g icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 4 drops pink food colouring
  • 25 mini marshmallows, halved

You will also need:

  • Bunny-shaped cutters, or use a stencil cut from baking parchment

Method

  1. 1

    Using an electric hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl, until pale and fluffy. Add the egg and continue to beat. Sift in the flour, then add the vanilla extract and fold through to form a dough.

  2. 2

    Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently until smooth. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  3. 3

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with baking parchment.

  4. 4

    Remove the dough from the fridge and roll out until it's about 4mm thick. Use a 7cm bunny-shaped biscuit cutter to cut biscuits from the dough.

  5. 5

    Arrange on the baking trays and bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden. Remove from the oven and leave the biscuits on the trays to cool slightly before transferring to wire racks to cool completely. Make your bunnies fluffy! Scatter over pink or white sprinkles while the icing is still wet.

  6. 6

    To make the icing, combine the icing sugar, milk and a few drops of food colouring in a bowl until smooth. Carefully spread over the biscuits and press a marshmallow tail on each.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 381kj 91kcal 5%
  • Fat 3.5g 5%
  • Saturates 2.0g 10%
  • Sugars 8.0g 9%
  • Salt 0.01g <1%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1662kj/397kcal

Each serving provides

13.8g carbohydrate 0.3g fibre 1.0g protein

 
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