Hungarian Cookie Decorating Class

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Where we Meet

Event was hosted during a June 2016 class. We hope to repeat it around the Christmas holidays

Mommies that are planning to attend need to RSVP on the Facebook group.

All information will posted in the group.

Activity Description

Vini’s mom (Eszter Katona-Papp) and grand mother share a Hungarian tradition with us. Gingerbread cookie baking and decorating is a Christmas tradition. Nonetheless, Eszter’s family goes about baking them the whole year around.

What to Bring

Host bakes gingerbread cookies and brings homade icing ready. Moms bring other supplies from the list and lots of yummy fruits and drinks to have a Mommy and Me afterparty.

Supplies : Ready baked cookies, two types of icing (runny half in a bowl, thicker half inside little bags to squeeze), small containers for icing, boiled pain brushes, colorful sprinkles, plates to set decorated cookies, wet wipes to clean our hands and some paper towel for the mess.

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Cookies decorated by Mafer and baby Hans
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Cookies decorated by Pam and baby Sebastian

    Cookie Recipe:

500 grams of all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, 3 eggs, 350 grams honey, 4 teaspoon of vegetable oil, 27 grams of pumpking spice.

Ingredients for Icing

Egg yolk for brushing, pasteurized eggs, Powder sugar

 

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Cookie decorated by Zsofi and baby AJ

Mix dry ingredients:  flour, baking soda, and pumking spice in a bowl.  In separate bowl mix eggs and honey with a hand-mixer for 5 minutes. Then, add the dry ingredients to the mix, as well as oil and 3 tablespoon of water. Mix well until obtaining a smooth mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Sprinkle flour to cover countertop and roll dough to 1/3 of an inch thick approximately. Use a cookie cutter to make different shapes and bake for approximately 10 minutes at 395 F until rise.

Overbake cookies get hard. Do not let them get brown. Remove from the oven and brush cookie tops with egg yolk. Let them cool while preparing icing. Using a hand mixer, combine a few table spoons of pasteurized egg white, and a lot of powder sugar until it turns shiny and gets some consistency. It will require aproximatelly 10 minutes of mixing. Consistency and thickness depends on the amount of egg white. For the kids we suggest a little bit more runny icing to brush cookies. For adults, icing could be made thicket to be place in small squeeze bags used draw over the cookies.

13413138_10206662126494386_3428825458154843102_nHere is a video from our first class:

 

All pictures and videos and from our past event.

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