Now the festive season is coming on, why not try out this really easy recipe for peppermint creams. They are easy to make and great fun too.
1 egg white
350g icing sugar
3 drops peppermint essence
2 drops green food colouring
125g dark chocolate broken into pieces
1. Whisk the egg white until stiff and frothy, sieve in the icing sugar, peppermint essence and food colouring and mix well.
2. Roll the mixture into small balls ( enough to put on a teaspoon) and place them on a tray.
3. Flatten each ball with the back of a fork to form flat discs with stripes on top. Place in the fridge for about an hour until firm.
4. Melt the dark chocolate and dip each sweet into the chocolate until half covered.Place the sweets onto a tray lined with grease-proof paper. Keep in the fridge until needed.
This recipe is a guaranteed success for those of you who love 'After Eights'! Place them into a pretty gift box and tie it up with a ribbon for a special surprise!