Gifts

Easter Lambs – Creme Egg Animals!


 

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If you remember the Easter chicks from last year you’ll know I have a thing for turning a Creme Eggs into something else for Easter,  this year it’s lambs!

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A Bouquet of Biscuits



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How about rustling up some of these for Mum this Mother’s Day?  

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Day 5 – Cookies in a Jar

Day 5 of The Pink Whisk Christmas and these make, yet another, lovely gift!  Who could resist?  I’ve even rounded up some gorgeous jar labels and tags for you from the oh so fabulous Michelle Lancaster of Wink Design x

 

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Day 4 – Gingerbread Sleighs & Giant Men!

Two different projects for Day 4 of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas – Giant Gingerbread Men and Sleigh’s too – all using a fab Gingerbread Dough

Time to get cracking!

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Giant Gingerbread Man


So how about a Giant Gingerbread Man?  These seem to be everywhere this Christmas and with a price tag of £5-6.00 I thought for Day 4 of The Pink Whisk Christmas we’d make our own!

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Gingerbread Sleighs

 

A Gingerbread Sleigh – filled with a Chocolate Father Christmas and Snowballs!

My plan was to make these for the boys for Christmas, but having made only 2 and there being 3 of them these are off to the school Christmas fair instead!

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Gingerbread

Gingerbread dough is always lots of fun – whether you want to make biscuits, men or even a Gingerbread house then a good dough recipe is the place to start.  The resting of the dough and chilling is an important step for the very best in gingery spiced flavoured biscuits so try not to miss it out if you can.

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Day 3 – Salted Caramels

Day 3 of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas and today it’s Salted Caramels – the perfect gift for someone special (or indeed you – I won’t tell anyone you made them!)

Ingredients:

175ml double cream

135g caster sugar

85g golden syrup

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Day 2 – Elf Cookie Lollies

Day 2 of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas and this year, Father Christmas is being joined by some little helpers – Elf Cookie Lollies!

You will need: 

1 x batch of Vanilla Sugar Cookie Dough recipe here rolled out to a depth of 4-5mm between 2 sheets of baking paper and chilled until firm.

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Sweet Chilli & Tomato Chutney

I seem to be making a whole lot of chutney at the moment, probably because it’s so easy to do – chuck it all in a pan and off you go.  Jars of chutney make a lovely gift at Christmas especially if you’re putting together some gift hampers.

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