- 230g butter, softened
- 135g icing sugar, sifted
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 tsp Queen Natural Peppermint Extract
- 1 tsp Queen Natural Vanilla Extract
- 2 cups (500g) plain flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp Queen Natural Rainbow Food Colour 4-pack (Red)
Mix butter, icing sugar, egg and essences in a large bowl. Stir in flour and salt.
Divide dough in half. Blend red colouring into one half of the dough.
Roll 2 tbs of each dough into a strip. Twist together like a rope, pressing lightly together at the end. Place on ungreased baking tray. Curve top of dough down to make handle of candy cane.
Bake in slow oven (160C) for 30 minutes, or until cooked.