Easter Shortbread House

MATERIALS

  • 5 boxes of Walkers Shortbread Fingers
  • 2 boxes of Walkers Assorted Traditional Shortbreads
  • Edible “Glue” Icing (recipe follows)
  • Decorator Icing in varied colors
  • Assorted candies (i.e. jelly beans, chick and bunny-shaped candies)
  • Coconut
  • Food coloring

 EDIBLE GLUE ICING

  • 3 ounces pasteurized egg whites
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar

 DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixer and whip for 8 minutes. Cover with a damp towel.

EASTER SHORTBREAD HOUSE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Create a blueprint of your Easter Shortbread House on paper
  • Lay out the shortbread to reflect the size and shape of your house
  • Assemble base with 8 shortbread fingers
  • Pipe a generous amount of icing to fuse shortbread fingers together
  • Repeat for walls and castle top
  • Allow base, walls, and castle top to dry completely before assembling
  • Assemble your house, using icing to cement the walls in place. Allow to dry completely.
  • Decorate house using decorator icing and candies
  • Create edible “grass” by dying the coconut with green food coloring
  • Set the grass on the ground surrounding the house
Shortbread Fingers
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Assorted Shortbread
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