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Wedding Rings

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Ingredients
  Butter 3 Ounce, softened (75 Gram)
  Castor sugar 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Eggs 2 Medium, beaten
  Self rising flour 2 Ounce, sifted (50 Gram)
  Ground almonds 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Almond essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Apricot jam 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Water 7 1⁄2 Milliliter (1/2 Teaspoon)
  Toasted almonds 3 Ounce, chopped (75 Gram)
  Butter 4 Ounce, softened (100 Gram)
  Icing sugar 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Milk/Single cream 30 Milliliter (30 Milliliter)
  Yellow food coloring 2 Drop
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Cherries/Grapes 32 , halved
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350 Deg F (180 Deg C/Gas 4), grease and line two 8 inch square tins.

MAKING
2) Cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy; beat in the eggs, stir in the flour, almonds and almond essence., beat well.
3) Pour into the baking tins and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 min until golden, well risen and firm; remove and turn out to cool on the wire rack.
4) Place the cake on a firm surface, cut out circles with a 3 inch cutter and the center of the circles with 1 inch cutter to make rings.
5 ) In a small saucepan, heat the apricot jam with water, allow to the boil, sieve, and glaze the rings on the outer side; roll to coat the rings in the chopped nuts.

FINALIZING
6) Beat the butter until fluffy,
beat in the icing sugar , add the milk or cream to make a firm but spreading consistency of the mixture; add a few drops of yellow food colour.
7) Put the butter cream icing in a piping bag with a star nozzle; pipe out little shells around the edge of the top and around the central hole of each ring.
8) Stiffly whip the cream, put in a piping bag with a star nozzle and pipe out scrolls, stars or shells of cream in between the butter icing, garnish the cream with the cherry or grape halves.

SERVING
9) Serve on a nice dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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