Saturday, November 24, 2007

..eight years old..

..eight years old.. without much magic.. how sad can you be..
..eight years old.. in foster care.. separated from family.. mother, father and siblings as well..
..eight years old and tomorrow is your birthday.. and your having your first party ever.. !!
..the carer has invited your 2 sisters and your brother..
.. thank you for inviting me too.. i hope it will be your best party ever !! ..and something to add to your new collection of happy memories..

Teddy Bear Biscuits

Prep Time
Cook Time
20 mins
20 mins
250g unsalted butter, at room temperature, chopped
1 cup caster sugar
2 eggs
2 / 3 cup desiccated coconut
3 cups self-raising flour
2 tblsps cocoa powder, sifted
1 / 4 cup Dark Choc Melts, melted
Mini M&Ms, to decorate
1. Beat butter and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until combined. Stir in coconut and flour to form a smooth dough. 2. Divide dough in half. Place one half in a bowl and stir in sifted cocoa to make chocolate dough.3. To make bear heads, roll 14 level tblsps of light dough into balls. Place, 6cm apart, onto two large oven trays lined with baking paper. Using your hands, gently push down balls to flatten slightly. 4. To make bear bodies, roll 14 level tblsps of chocolate dough into balls. Place against heads and gently push down to flatten slightly. 5. Roll 56 level tsps, from both doughs, into balls. Place against bear bodies to represent arms and legs. Roll 28 level?1 / 2?tsps, from both doughs, into balls. Place against bear heads to represent ears.6. Cook biscuits, one tray at a time, in a moderate oven (180C) for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until cooked through. Cool bears on trays.7. To decorate bears, pour dark chocolate into a small snap-lock bag, squeeze into one corner, twist bag and snip tip. Attach mini M&Ms with melted chocolate to represent eyes. Pipe on chocolate nose and mouth. Put aside to set.

1 comment:

KentuckyGal said...

Those are SO COOL! I wonder if I sent you my address ... :D *LOL*