Fiona cairns butter biscuits recipes

Easter cookies

Easter cookies

Cream the butter and sugar, add vanilla sugar, then gradually sift the combined flour and cornflour (or rice flour), mix unitl it binds together, then knead with your hands until smooth, but don't overwork it
Cranberry and citrus cookies and an 80th birthday cake.

Cranberry and citrus cookies and an 80th birthday cake.

As part of the birthday celebration my contribution was a lemon meringue birthday, which I was pretty proud of (the base recipe being a Fiona Cairns recipe from The Birthday Cake Book), as our yoga class is a quaint country church hall I couldn't adore the cake with candles through fear of setting off the fire alarm, so I resorted to raiding the garden for suitable edible greenery and flowers
A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

a Battenberg, closely following Fiona Cairn's Recipe. For the buttercream icing. Place on a green 'pitch' cake board and crumble chocolate biscuits around the 'pitch' to represent 'mud'

Pecan biscuits

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Surprise fridge cake

In a small pan, very gently melt together the butter, sugar, syrup, cocoa and chocolate. Crush the biscuits into small pieces by placing them in a polythene bag and bashing with a rolling pin

Ginger nuts

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