Wishing Everyone A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year
Mickey & Minnie Mouse Gingerbread Man
Recipe adapted from Noêl Edition Prima Magazine 2011
1 organic orange zest
500 g flour
350 g honey
100 g brown sugar
120 g powdered sugar
100 g butter
1 package of baking powder
1 tsp of 4-spice powder
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
A pinch of salt
Cookie cutter of your choice ( I've used Mickey cookie cutter )
250 g powdered / icing sugar
1 egg white
1/2 lemon juice
Sugar sprinkles of your choice
Raisins / Sultanas (I've used them to make the ears & eyes )
1) In a saucepan , melt butter , honey, brown sugar & sugar on low heat . Once the sugars have dissolved , remove from heat & let to cool . Stir in egg & orange zest .
2) In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients together . Pour in honey mixture & mix til well combined & into a soft dough . Cover the dough with plastic wrap & place in the fridge for at least 2 hours .
3) Preheat oven to 180°C . Lined baking tray with patchmeent paper . Using a roller & roll out dough on cleaned , floured suface . Cut the dough with cookie cutter of your choice & place them on prepared baking tray . Bake for 20 mins . Let to cool on wire rack before piping royal icing on the cookies & decorating them with sprinkles
Bought this Mickey Mouse Cookie cutter set at Disneyland Paris last year .
A Wonderful Christmas Day - Christmas Market at Disney Village ( Disneyland Paris )
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Linking this post to Cook & Celebrate : Christmas 2015 event hosted by Bake For Happy Kids , Goody Foodies & The Domestic Goddess Wannabe .