Giant Party Ring

Giant party rings! This week in metric!

Ingredients

  • 90g butter
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 100g caster sugar*
  • 1 medium egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • approx. 150g icing sugar
  • food colourings of your choice

*I used brown sugar because it was all I had and that worked pretty well :)

How-to

  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Add egg and vanilla essence.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Sieve flour into mixture.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Add flour if dough is too sticky.
  7. Wrap dough in foil and leave in fridge for an hour.
  8. Preheat oven to ~ 180°C
  9. Roll dough out into a large round shape (pizza trays are a good size guide).
  10. Cut a hexagonal hole out of the centre (yes, hexagonal!).
  11. Use any spare dough to make smaller and smaller party rings.
  12. Bake for ~ 30 mins.
  13. Leave to cool

Icing:

  1. Sieve icing sugar into bowl.
  2. Add food colouring.
  3. Add a small amount of water (be very careful or you're going to need a whole kilo of icing sugar to make it less runny!)
  4. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Use the back of a spoon to cover your biscuit.
  6. Make up another colour of icing.
  7. Use knife to place it in lines across the biscuit.
  8. Use you knife to draw out the lines into a party ring pattern.

The Finished Article

Sadly this week I made my icing way too runny but here's a picture I took last time I got this right :)