by Anja for £4.60
29th May 2006
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The packaging of the original Party Rings seems to proudly be boasting that they have no artificial preservatives, flavourings or colourings. With only 0.9g of fat per biscuit to boost, this biscuit is in dire need of a good solid pimping.... it would be criminal NOT to!
The plan went something as follows:
Ingredients - 125g of butter
2 egg yolks
Half a box of icing sugar
Psychadelic food colourings for the all important paint job - whoever decided that purple and yellow go together, I thank you.
Approx cost - £4.60. Credit to mum for her purchasing power.
The idea was to create some sort of giant biscuit base, then smear the whole lot with a load of funky icing. Pimptastic.
I had a box of the original little guys standing by for reference. In the name of authenticity, I got out the trusty ruler - a paltry 4.5cms diameter! Rubbish! The argest baking sheet in the kitchen was a full 29 cms - easily big enough to accomodate my souped-up party ring, a full six times bigger at 27cms diameter. Oh yes.
So with a biscuit recipe from Good Housekeeping, I set about my task. Creamed together the eggs, sugar and butter with a little help from my old friend the Krup Mix 3000 - this baby has power! Bits of buttery sugary eggy goodness went flying! Then, flour was chucked in and bashed around til a silky looking dough was formed. The beaters were licked clean in between stages, I might add.