followed a recipe on the Steenbergs website to make Peppermint Creams. You do not need many ingredients so its a really easy fun activity to do with children.
needed 450g of icing sugar
of condensed milk
few drops of Steenbergs Organic Peppermint Extract
the icing sugar and condensed milk and the Peppermint Extract together, and
then knead until smooth. If it is
sticking to your hands then add more icing sugar, that saved the day for us but
think youngest had been over generous with the extract.
the flavour and see if it is minty enough for your taste! In our case it definitely was… but if not
add a little bit more. It goes
surprisingly far so go easy on the extract.
out some icing sugar and roll out your ball of minty sugary yummyness to about
5mm thickness or if you like thick Peppermint Creams knock yourself out.
into shape (we used the top of an icing pipette which was just the right size
to dry, after a couple of hours melt the chocolate and dunk half the Peppermint
Cream in to coat it. Leave to set.
Try not to let your youngest eat all the icing sugar/chocolate whilst he
makes the Peppermint Creams.
were delicious according to the boys.
They wanted to eat them all, but have managed to save some till
tomorrow… a token few that survived the mass Peppermint Cream culling!