Peppermint Creams Recipe
Our deputy CEO – Jonathan Spencer’s mother made these peppermint creams when he was a boy, half dipped in chocolate they are even better.
Ingredients for peppermint creams
1 Ib of icing sugar
10 drops of peppermint oil extract..or more to taste (for cooking)
I egg white
1 tsp of cream
3 drops of lemon juice
The Method for peppermint creams
Add the peppermint oil to the icing sugar, then whip the white of the egg and add to the mixture along with a teaspoon of cream and 2-3 drops of lemon juice.
Mix and knead the mixture and roll out on a board to the required thickness for your peppermint creams, cut out with a small round cutter, and place on a plate covered with greaseproof paper, leave to dry then place in the fridge to cool if you are going to cover in chocolate
For a chocolate covering for your peppermint creams, melt chocolate in a bowl over hot water (best quality plain cooking chocolate) and dip each peppermint cream in chocolate and place back on greaseproof paper when finished return to the fridge to harden.