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Heart wedding biscuits made to look like bridesmaids dresses on a plate with some flowers.

Bridesmaid wedding biscuits

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What better way to thank your bridal party than with some delicious biscuits. This  bridesmaid wedding biscuits recipe work great as thank you gifts, hen party nibbles or could even be used as ‘will you be my bridesmaid?’ invitation. Mix and match the flavours of the biscuits with different extracts to suit your taste – we think the floral flavour of rose water work perfectly for these. These biscuits can be made in advance and frozen (un-iced) for up to a month. Once iced, consume within a few days.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:30
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the biscuits

For the decoration

  • Pink sugar paste icing
  • Ivory sugar paste icing
  • Royal icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon)
  • Apricot jam warmed

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Mix together the butter and sugar, then add the egg yolks and rose water. Beat the ingredients until incorporated.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500g 17⅝ oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 280g 10 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 2 2 Egg yolk(s) (free range)
    • 2tsp 2tsp Rose water (we use Nielsen-Massey) Rose water
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Add the flour and using a wooden spoon bring the mixture together until it forms a dough (you may want to use your hands to make it easier).

    Ingredients for this step

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Wrap the dough in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4). Once chilled, roll out the dough to 1cm thickness and using a heart shaped cutter, cut out each biscuit.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Place on a lined baking sheet then bake for 15 minutes until golden.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Once baked, remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    For the decoration, roll out the ivory sugar paste and cut into a heart shape.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Ivory sugar paste icing
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Brush the biscuit with warm apricot jam and cover with the sugar paste.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Apricot jam warmed
  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Roll out the pink sugar paste icing and layer this on top of the ivory icing, using water to stick. You will need to trim some of the top to make the dress shape.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Pink sugar paste icing
  10. Classic mode Step 10

    Make up the royal icing and fill a piping bag. Snip a small hole and pipe the detail on the dress and necklace.