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Unicorn Food

Not to be left out of the unicorn craze, food and drinks are having a re-invention right now. Instagram and Pinterest host hundreds of fabulous photographs and recipes for all things unicorn-ifed! From unicorn toast and bagels, to unicorn bark, and even unicorn pizzas- yes I kid you not! Even whole cookbooks are being dedicated to the theme! 

 

 

 

 

On our high street Starbucks brought out 'Unicorn Frappicinos' for five days only and saw a huge excitement and frenzy around their drink as for many this was their first encounter with unicorn food. Such an emerging trend that the mainstream press New York Times and Daily Mail have articles about this interest in unicorn food!

                                        

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 Food stylist Adeline Waugh is seen as one of the first movers in this internet craze with her creation of unicorn toast. She uses cream cheese and natural food dyes such as turmeric and beetroot to create beautiful pastel coloured hues- then tops with rainbow coloured sprinkles and gold leaf. These are truly magical creations and have sparked so many other unicorn inspired foods!

If your having a unicorn themed party whats better than unicorn food to serve? Not sure where to start take a look at this You Tube video for some good ideas! 

Now we cant talk about unicorn food without mentioning Unicorn Poop cookies! Sound disgusting right? Sound like something that children will go wild for though? Yes indeed, poop cookies are a big deal in the unicorn food world! Ignore your preconceptions to all things poop coloured these unicorn poop cookies are beautifully pastel and sparkly, so cute that we wish our poop looked like these! 

Rosanna Pansino comes up trumps again in her 'Nerdy Nummies' baking show making some of the most cutest ones around we think..... take a look!

 

Rosanna's Rainbow Poop Cookies Recipe  

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla, orange & lemon extract
  • Electric pink, yellow, blue, purple, green & orange dye

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Rosannas Poop Shaped Cookie Cutter
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Rolling pin
  • Gloves
  • Small brush
  • Edible glitter dust 

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together sugar, honey, and butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Add an egg and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  6. Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and then dye and flavor each part.
  7. Tightly wrap each colored dough in plastic wrap and then refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  8. Roll each colour into a small rope and line the ropes up in rainbow order.
  9. Gently roll out the rainbow to flatten it and then cut out poo shapes.
  10. Bake for 8 minutes.

Time to decorate!

  1. Allow cookies to cool and then lightly brush them with edible disco dust.
  2. TaDa! These dainty droppings will make your party magical!