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Creating these beautifully decorated biscuits is made easy using stencils and edible glitter spray!
These shortbread egg biscuits are perfect alternatives to chocolate for Easter. The decoration is created using stencils, making beautifully decorated eggs an easy kitchen craft.

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  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 1
    Step 1

    The secret weapons to this DIY are stencils - they'll achieve beautiful decorations minutes!

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 2
    Step 2

    To start, use rolled regal icing and take an egg shaped cookie cutter and cut your icing tops. Pop in the fridge to help cool them and maintain their structure before decorating.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 3
    Step 3

    In the meantime, do the same to your favourite biscuit recipe. I used shortbread for my biscuits [3oz plain flour, 3oz unsalted butter, 1oz caster sugar] as they are easy to make, quick to bake and maintain their shape nicely.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once cooled in the fridge, remove the excess icing from the biscuit tops - this should come away easily.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place a stencil over the top of one egg top (protect the other shapes with baking paper) and press down slightly to keep in place.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using edible gold glitter spray, cover the surface of the stencil until you are happy with the colour.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 7
    Step 7

    Remove the stencil to reveal a beautiful gold glitter pattern underneath!

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can leave your decoration as it is, or add embellishments such as sugar balls and writing icing.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 9
    Step 9

    There are many different stencil designs that can create a beautiful range of finishes.

  • How to bake a sugar cookie. Decorated Biscuits - Step 10
    Step 10

    Create different effects using colour, embellishments and icing. A simple technique that takes no time - the perfect kitchen craft!

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