Golden Crown Biscuits

I was feeling a bit lost yesterday with Big S on her three night activity camp with school. Even thought Little S is still at home, it all seemed a bit quite and empty with Big S away. So, after meeting a friend for lunch I stopped in a cook shop for a little bit of retail therapy (have I mentioned I love cook shops) and picked up a cute crown cookie cutter – perfect for my two little wannabe princesses and also the upcoming Jubilee! And to celebrate my 100th post 🙂

So today’s baking challenge was to use the cookie cutter. I opted for an improvised brown sugar roll-out cookie, which I sprayed with gold shimmer spray for an authentic regal look. Next time I’ll roll them out thiner, but it’s a useful recipe if you want to use a cute cookie cutter!

Brown Sugar Roll Out Cookies (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, sesame-free, soya-free, vegetarian and vegan)

makes about 15 big cookies

  • 1 cup soft brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable fat
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free spread
  • 2 3/4 cups plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsps oat milk

– Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Centigrade/Gas Mark 4

– Cream together the vegetable fat, dairy-free spread and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

– Sift in the flour, salt and baking powder. Add the oat milk and mix to form a soft dough.

– Knead the dough to form a smooth ball.

– Roll out to under 1/2 cm thick. Cut out cookies using whatever fancy cutter you like/have!

– Place on an un-greased baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, until lightly golden around the edges.

– Cool on a wire rack.

– Decorate as desired.

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Welcome. I'm a Cordon Bleu trained chef and mother with a passion for cooking vegetarian food. All recipes featured here are dairy, egg, and nut-free, thus 'accidentally' vegan, as my children are allergic to those. My aim is to recreate any dish, even what seems impossible, but free of the ingredients we can't have, and log my exploits here. Please browse what is now several hundred recipes. All the recipes posted (unless stated) are my own creations.

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