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Twisted Iced Fingers

2 Reviews

About the bake

Who doesn't love an iced finger? The combination of a slightly savoury dough with a sweet glazed topping? It's the best of both worlds!  But they don't have to be boring - why not make them stand out from the crowd a little and add a fun twist?

310Total Time
3Prep Time
10Bake Time
10Makes
A little effort

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients together: bread flour, yeast, salt and sugar. 

  2. Step 2:

    Slice the butter thinly and add to the flour mixture. 

  3. Step 3:

    Add the water and egg to the mixture and mix into a dough. The butter should still be visible. 

  4. Step 4:

    Wrap in clingfilm and leave to rest at room temperature for at least 30 minutes. 

  5. Step 5:

    Once rested, on a floured surface roll the dough into a long rectangle with the longest side facing you. 

  6. Step 6:

    Cut the dough into strips - I cut them in to 2 inch strips but you can make them as thin or as thick as you like. In each strip, make a cut down the middle lengthways, leaving 1-2cms attached at each end. 

  7. Step 7:

    Twist the two strands around each other. Leave to rest on a lined baking tray for at least an hour or until they have doubled in size. 

  8. Step 8:

    Using a pastry brush, gently brush them with a bit of oil and bake in the oven at 190°C for 10 minutes or until golden brown. 

  9. Step 9:

    While the dough is baking, make the glaze by mixing the icing sugar and water together in a bowl until smooth. Add more water if it's too thick. 

  10. Step 10:

    When you remove the fingers from the oven, gently brush the glaze all over using a pastry brush. Let them cool completely before eating and enjoying! 

Ingredients

  • For the Dough

    • 250g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 7g Yeast
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 15g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 100g Warm water
    • 1 Medium free range egg
    • 50g Unsalted butter (chilled)
  • For the Glaze

    • 125g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 2 tbsp Water

Utensils

  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking tray
  • Pastry brush
  • Knife
  • Rolling pin

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