Valentine Baking

Cream Butter and Sugar together

Constance demonstrates

Constance, Min, Patience and Rose are having a Baking afternoon…

Egg!

Egg!

Fannie Farmer’s Sugar Cookies require 1/4 lb butter, 3/4 cups sugar beaten well, add to it 1 tablespoon milk or cream, and one egg….

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Vanilla - m-m-m

Vanilla – m-m-m

…then add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Now in another bowl, mix 1 3/4 cups of plain flour and 1/4 teaspoon baking powder together and add to the butter mixture. Mix it well, and put it in the fridge for a couple of hours.

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Heart-Sprinkles

Heart-Sprinkles

Roll out the dough 1/8 inch thick, cut with cooky cutters, and decorate – Patience and Min have painted the cookies with a little milk and sprinkled candy hearts on top.

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Cat's Eye View

Cat’s Eye View

The cookies bake for 15 minutes at 325 degrees F…Rose helps with washing-up while the cat hopes for a stray crumb!

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Patience contented

Patience contented

Patience counts the cookies – there are scavengers about,

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Stacks and stacks of love

Stacks and stacks of love

But with six dozen cookies the Quimper Hittys have plenty to share with humans and Hitty friends.

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13 thoughts on “Valentine Baking

  1. It’s so nice to see the domestic side of these dear Hittys. Thanks for opening the kitchen cupboard so that we can enjoy what the Quimpers are up to there.

  2. oh my favorite!! Sugar cookies. The HIttys were so busy. A great way to spend a chilly winter day. Lovely
    photos as always. Such fun to see your girls in action!

  3. Happy Valentine Day Quimper girls – Min is wondering how many cookies she can keep for herself and that dear cat wants a valentine treat as well !!

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