½ Tsp baking powder 2 Tbls milk 6 Large eggs 6 Cups confectioner’s sugar ½ Cup unsalted softened butter ½ Tsp salt ½ Tsp flavored oil 1 Rind of orange or lemon (zest) 2 Lbs sifted cake flour More flour as needed. Making the Dough: 1. Beat eggs for 3 minutes until blended, but no more. 2. Add soft butter, baking powder, milk, salt, flavoring and zest. 3. Add flour on mixer slow speed and finish by hand. Work until dough is stiff enough to make an imprint. Continuing the Process: 4. Roll out cookie dough to one quarter inch and press into Springerle Mold dusted with flour. 5. Press dough into the mold to make a print. 6. Remove, punch a hole in the top of the cookie and dry 2 to 24 hours before baking. Drying preserves the image during baking. 7. For small cookies you may bake as low as 200˚F for 15 minutes.
WHITE HOUSE HOLIDAY HOLIDAY WREATH with ASSORTED DRY FRUITS & SPICES
4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup salt 1 1/2 cups warm water Egg white glue: In an electric mixer, slowly incorporate 3 ounces of pasteurized egg whites and 4 cups of powdered sugar until it’s shiny. Place in a piping bag or a squeeze bottle. Wreath “Garnishes“ Dried apricots Rosemary sprigs Licorice sticks Pretzel sticks Freeze-dried berries Marshmallows
Converted Holiday Angel.
Instead of plugging in this Susan G Komen Pink Angel, we used solar lights to illuminate it! We inserted the light in the top and the base of it. This light changes colors!
This method, will save you a lot of money on your electric bill!