Queen Elizabeth and her royal chefs want to make your Easter extra special this year, so they’re sharing a royal dessert recipe. 

To kick off the holiday weekend, the official Royal Family Instagram account posted the recipe, accompanied by a video, for ‘Spiced Easter Biscuits.’ And they look absolutely delicious (not to mention, adorable). 

“The Royal pastry chefs are excited to share their 'Spiced Easter Biscuits' recipe with you to enjoy over the Easter weekend. Chefs hats at the ready, let us see your creations by tagging #RoyalBakes!,” they captioned the post. They also shared the ingredients and directions, which we have included below. You bet we’ll be enjoying these with tea.  

Ingredients

Biscuit base:
350g plain flour
5g bicarbonate of soda
10g ground ginger
5g cinnamon
125g unsalted butter
175g light soft brown sugar
1 egg
60g golden syrup

Icing:
2 egg whites
600g icing sugar
Food coloring of your choice!

Directions:

Biscuit:
1. Preheat the oven to 170 C // 340 F
2. Mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and spices in a bowl
3. Add the diced butter and mix until a crumb texture
4. Add the sugar
5. Once all of the above is combined, add the egg and golden syrup
6. Mix until a dough is formed
7. Roll the dough to a thickness of 5mm
8. Use biscuit cutters or a paper pattern to cut into desired shape
9. Place the biscuits on a non-stick mat, or parchment paper and bake on the middle shelf for 12-15 minutes
10. Bake until the biscuits maintain their shape when touched and are golden in color
11. Cool completely before icing

Icing:
1. Add 1 egg white to 600g of icing sugar and beat until smooth
2. The icing should pipe smoothly and be able to hold when piped as a line
3. To cover all the biscuits with icing add extra egg white to thin the mixture
4. Decorate and enjoy!

Happy baking!

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