cookie decorating

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

[lt_recipe name=”Chocolate Sugar Cookies” servings=”Approx. 24 Cookies” prep_time=”10M” cook_time=”12M” total_time=”22M” difficulty=”Easy” print=”yes” image=”https://www.vivalabuttercream.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Chocolate-Sugar-Cookies.jpg” ingredients=”3 cups Plain (All Purpose) Flour;1 cup Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar, Confectioners Sugar);250 grams (9oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) Chilled, and cubed;1 Egg Large;1 Tablespoon Milk;1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence/flavouring;1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon;2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder” ]Preheat your oven to 160℃ (320℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and convection oven heats may vary.;In… Read More »Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Modelling Chocolate

[lt_recipe name=”Modelling Chocolate” servings=”400g (14oz)” prep_time=”60M” total_time=”60M” difficulty=”Takes Practice” print=”yes” image=”https://www.vivalabuttercream.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Modelling-Chocolate.jpg” ingredients=”375 grams (13oz) White Chocolate Any brand, although Candy Melts may require more Corn Syrup);1/3 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup” ]Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, using short bursts so as not to burn the chocolate. Mix till smooth, and allow to cool slightly. Warm the corn syrup as well, and let it… Read More »Modelling Chocolate

Royal Icing

Do you love cookies? Of course you do! And believe it or not, they are actually as much fun to decorate, as they are to eat! True story! My favourite medium for cookie decorating is Royal Icing, hands down.  I love to pipe, so it ticks that box, but it also allows you to blend colours, patterns, and layers, as well as add minute detail,… Read More »Royal Icing