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Year 5 Making Melted Chocolate Snowballs - before and after
Christmas Biscuits
Meatballs
Christmas Biscuits The Festive season is definitely here, although it does appear to have sprinted upon us. Our cooking groups have been embracing the Season and making delicious Christmas Biscuits, using festive cutters and also a variation on this theme, by decorating before baking and making Colourful Sugar Cookies. Using the same basic mix, but with the addition of cocoa powder and icing sugar, the cooking groups over the next couple of weeks will be making delicious Melting Chocolate Snowball Cookies. I cannot wait to do these as I have just taken a batch of these out of my oven. How long they will last once my children get home, I have no idea. Basic Biscuit Mix 3ozs plain flour 3ozs self raising flour 3ozs castor sugar 3ozs softened butter or margarine 1 egg Simply place all ingredients, except the egg, into a mixing bowl and rub the butter into the flour etc, until it resembles breadcrumbs. Beat the egg in a small bowl, remove 1 desertspoon of egg and add the remaining to the flour mixture. Stir until it comes together into a ball. If you want to make Melting Chocolate Snowball Cookies add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder to the flour, before rubbing in the butter. Divide the dough into small balls and roll them in icing sugar, making sure that they are very well coated. Place them on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and bake, 180 c for about 12 minutes. If you want to make Cutter biscuits, simply roll out the basic mixture and use cutters to make the biscuits. Colourful Sugar Cookies were made by simply rolling the dough into a 2 inch thick sausage and then rolling in Sprinkles, slicing into 1 cm slices and lying them flat, so that the sprinkles are around the sides of the cookies. Enjoy making them and see how long they last! Recipes from Autumn 1 The Autumn term seems to be passing by quickly and welcoming the Seasonal changes. Year 3 and Year 5 cooking classes have been diverting from the planned dishes to include these changes. Mr. Loveday kindly gave me some windfall apples which were eagerly made into Apple Crumble. Bonfire Night arrived and Year 3 made an adaptation on Pie and Peas, making Minced Pork, Apple and Mushy Pea Pasties. The children loved these, as did the teachers who were given samples. The classes, although follow a plan, there will be weeks when we divert from this, to include seasons and celebrations throughout the year. Turkey Meatballs and Sauce One of the first dishes we made was Turkey Meatballs with Spinach and a Pasata Sauce. Simply place fresh Spinach leaves in the base of an ovenproof dish and pour over Tomato pasata Sauce. To a pack of fresh Turkey Mince, add salt and pepper to season, a handful of fresh breadcrumbs and a pinch of mixed herbs. Mix it all together and form into meatballs, roughly the size of a golf ball. Place these on top of the tomato sauce and bake in a pre heated oven, 180, gas 7, for about 20 minutes. Check to see if the meatballs are cooked, by cutting 1 in half and making sure it is hot in the centre.
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