Malted milk numbers

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 45 Item
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Malted milk numbers
  • 125 gram butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup (90g) golden syrup
  • 1/4 cup (30g) malted milk powder
  • 2 1/2 cup (375g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Green icing
  • 1 egg white, beaten lightly
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoon plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice, approximately
  • green food colouring


Malted milk numbers
  • 1
    Beat butter, sugar and egg in small bowl with electric mixer until combined. Stir in golden syrup and sifted dry ingredients, in two batches.
  • 2
    Knead dough on floured surface until smooth; roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 150°C/130°C fan-forced. Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 4
    Using 6cm number cutters, cut 45 numbers from dough; place about 3cm apart on oven trays. Bake about 15 minutes. Cool on trays.
  • 5
    To make green icing, place egg white in small bowl, stir in half the sifted icing sugar, then remaining sifted icing sugar, flour and enough juice to make a thick, spreadable icing. Tint icing green.
  • 6
    Spread cookie numbers with icing; set at room temperature.

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