Royal corgi biscuits

Makes 10-12


To bake

125g (4oz) butter or margarine
55g (2oz) caster sugar
180g (6oz) plain flour – sieved
To decorate

200g milk chocolate
250g Renshaw Jet Black Ready to Roll Icing
Red piping icing
Gold dragées


To bake

1. Heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5. 

2. Cream together the butter and caster sugar until smooth then gradually stir in the flour to form a smooth paste.

3.  Wrap the shortbread in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes. 

4.  Roll out the shortbread to 1cm thickness on a work surface lightly dusted with flour. 

5. Using a crown shaped cutter (or cut around a crown shaped template) cut out the shortbread crowns and place on a baking tray.

6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until pale-golden brown. 

7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a cooling rack for 30 minutes.

To decorate

1. Melt the chocolate over a bowl of boiling water.

2. Dip the shortbread corgi biscuit’s feet and nose into the chocolate and leave to set on greaseproof paper.

3. Pipe a red line of red piping icing onto each biscuit to create a collar and decorate with gold dragees.

4. Roll two small balls of Renshaw Jet Black Ready to Roll Icing for an eye and a nose and position onto each biscuit.

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