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  • 23/10/2014 at 12:24 AM

    Moving Gingerbread Train Cookie

    My motivation to attempt this moving train cookie started when my four year old son was decorating standard gingerbread cookies with frosting. I used a (modified) windup Lego vehicle but several of the Tomica cars are also particularly potent and perform pretty well.

    In a large mixing bowl cream butter and brown sugar with each other. (You possibly can substitute dark brown sugar if you’d like the dough certainly dark brown I do not find it necessary when you never have it on hand) Add molasses and egg. Mix nicely.

    Sift flour, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice together less difficult and add to wet mixture.

    The dough will be hard to mix. If you have a stand mixer use it! I never so I consistently wind up mixing it with my hands to ensure all the things is properly incorporated. Might as well commence obtaining dirty now given that it is going to take place sooner or later with this one particular!

    Divide your dough in half, wrap with plastic wrap and chill until firm about 1 1/2 hours.

    Inside a small mixing bowl sift with each other powdered sugar and cream of tartar. Making use of and electric mixer add egg white and beat till it may hold its shape. Spoon into a ready piping bag.

    There is substantially controversy over applying raw eggs in royal icing because of the possibility of bacteria. I only use neighborhood organic eggs so I really feel fine about it, but really feel free to use what ever royal icing recipe that you are comfy with.

    Sorry for not picturing the royal icing step. My photos have been f you have with each other way too dark and blurry.

    Draw and reduce out a pattern of pieces you will need to cut in the dough to construct a train. My patterns are quite crude but you will need one thing measured out.

    On a lightly floured surface roll out dough to approximately 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Utilizing a table knife reduce the shapes you will need.

    Transfer pieces to a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 12 15 minutes. You can want the cookies to become really hard enough as to not break throughout they may be assembly.

    Tip: If you take the gingerbread out of your oven and it is actually nevertheless hot recut your pieces so they’re exactly the identical size as your pattern. You don’t must but you could be pulling your hair out when it comes time for you to assemble and decorate in case you don’t!

    You are going to desire to construct the engine auto about what ever moving object you might be working with so it will likely be the appropriate size. Maintain this in thoughts once you draw out your pattern! :)

    Due to the fact I utilised a windup Lego automobile I wound it up as far as it would go and put breaks on the bottom to help keep the wheels from turning.

    Use the royal icing like glue to place the wheels in your train automobiles. Let sit until hardened.

    Develop the engine car around your moving contraption and continue assembly with the other train automobiles. Use cans, glasses or something else heavy to help keep your cookies in location until the icing sets. Once it truly is set you’ll be able to quickly move the pieces around to decorate them.

    I identified it much easier to decorate the engine automobile with no the Lego car underneath it so after the engine car is complete gently lift it up and put it back on leading of the moving contraption.