Peppermint creams

Sweet minty discs that are a cinch to make from Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall
Peppermint creams
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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes plus drying
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 500-550 g icing sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1 egg white
  • 50 ml double cream
  • oil of peppermint or peppermint essence

Method

1. Mix the sugar, egg white and cream together, adding the peppermint drop by drop until it tastes right.

2. Dust a clean, dry surface with icing sugar and roll out the peppermint paste to about 1 ½ cm thick. If it's too sticky, keep adding icing sugar until it is the right consistency.

3. Use a small cutter to stamp out rounds and leave to dry on parchment paper for 12 hours.

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