Friday, December 25, 2015

Mickey & Minnie Mouse Gingerbread Man




Wishing Everyone A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year 





Mickey & Minnie Mouse Gingerbread Man 
Recipe adapted from Noêl Edition Prima Magazine 2011

Ingredients:
1 organic orange zest
500 g flour
350 g honey 
100 g brown sugar
120 g powdered sugar
1 egg
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 ) 

Royal icing
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 )

Method :

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

4) To make royal icing : In a bowl , whisk sugar & lemon juice  . Gradually add in sugar & whisk til smooth & combined . 






Bought this Mickey Mouse Cookie cutter set at Disneyland Paris last year . 







A Wonderful Christmas Day - Christmas Market at Disney Village ( Disneyland Paris )




























Linking this post to Cook-Your-Book # 29 hosted by Joyce from Kitchen Flavours 

                                                        









9 comments:

  1. Hi Kit,
    Wonderful festive season ! Blessed Christmas to you too ^-^!

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  2. Wow...!You are so creative!
    Instead of gingerbread man you made gingerbread Micky and Minnie.
    Happy Boxing Day!

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  3. Your cookies are so cute!
    Merry Christmas to you and family!

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  4. Hi Kit,
    The first time I'm seeing Mickey and Minnie Mouse gingerbread man cookies! Looks really cute!
    There's a Disneyland in Paris too?

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  5. Kit ?! Kit ?! lol Just passing by to drool over these cute and delicious gingerbread men and to greet you and your family , Happy Holidays !!!!!

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  6. Hi Kit.
    Wishing you and your family Happy New Year!!

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  7. Oh how adorable, Kit!!! You lucky girl, Disneyland in Paris, I can only imagine!!! Let's not tell my grand-daughter. we may not be able to keep her down, lol...

    Thanks so much for sharing, Kit. A very Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year to You and Yours!!!

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  8. These are super cute gingerbread! Happy New Year, Kit!

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  9. Hi Kit,

    Happy 2016!!! Sorry for my late visit and I hope that you have a lovely Christmas.

    Very cute Minnie gingerbread. I can see that they are all dressed up for Christmas :D

    Zoe

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