If you’re looking for some sweet ways to entertain the kids, the answer is in the kitchen. This Aussie mum has nailed easy biscuit decorating for kids (and the young at heart) with some ridiculously cute ideas you’re most definitely going to want to try. AND THERE’S NO BAKING INVOLVED!
Rhi is a mum of two and the lady behind Rhicreative. A stationery, gifts and homewares designing powerhouse, this amazing mama is also a biscuit decorating force. That’s a pretty awesome flex or feather to have in your creative cap.
They’re easy biscuit decorating ideas. Promise.
Now if you typically freak out and start backing away from the kitchen door at the very sound of ‘biscuit decorating’, I have got to say, all of Rhi’s ideas are TOTALLY DOABLE. Like, really. Not even joking. You don’t have to be Martha Stewart.
Take a look at these gorgeous biscuits. You’ll see that it’s all in the manipulation of lolly and biscuit placement and copious amounts of coloured icing. If you need some help with the nitty-gritty details, check out Rhi’s baking highlights on her Instagram, where she shares some of the behind-the-scenes action for us all to see. SO COOL.
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Check out our favourites biscuit ideas from Rhi below!
1. Spotty ladybug biscuits
Have you ever seen a cuter bunch of spotty ladybugs? We think not! Look at those googly eyes and Mini Oreo biscuit heads. Adorably delicious.
2. Lego brick biscuits
Perfect for any Lego Master or Lego birthday party, these Lego brick biscuits are a CINCH to make. Just match your Smarties with your icing colour and get decorating!
3. Rainbow caterpillar biscuits!
Normally a pest in the garden, there’s nothing annoying about these pretty rainbow caterpillars! Chocolate Melts for a face and antennae made from musk sticks. These guys really are cute friends, not foes!
4. Classic funny face biscuits
The classic bikkie we often see at our favourite cafe, now you can make your own at home! Choose a round biscuit (like an Arnott’s Marie biscuit) and create a whole family of quirky faces using icing as the glue. So much fun!
5. Cute and cuddly Koalas!
Perfect for celebrating the Aussies in the Olympics, Australia Day or even an Australiana themed birthday party, these cuddly koala biscuits are nearly too sweet to eat. Alas, who really can resist a Clinkers nose?
6. Rainbow butterflies fly free!
Stick to traditional symmetrical pattern butterfly wings or go rogue and make them all different – either way, this is a really sweet biscuit decorating idea for butterfly lovers!
7. Hoot! Hoot! The prettiest owl biscuits
Didn’t think the kids gave a hoot about their snacks? WRONG! They’ll love creating these owl biscuits – it’s like an edible puzzle, so cool!
8. Crazy face biscuits
Let’s get crazy! These funny, crazy face biscuits are a riot! Keep them colourful like Rhi has or I think they’d look pretty cool in Halloween colours too!
9. Rainbow wand biscuits
Is there really a better wand than a Chocolate Finger biscuit? Of course not. Perfect for magicians and fairy lovers alike, these wands are sure to taste wonderful!
10. Bunny ear biscuits
BRING ON THE WAFERS! Chocolate dipped wafers become rather spectacular bunnies with a few added extras. OH SO YUM!
Such amazing, clever ideas to keep kids occupied for a while, I can’t wait to see what you come up with next. Don’t forget to follow this talented lady Rhi at Rhicreative on Instagram to keep up with her kitchen capers too.
Which one of these biscuit decorating ideas tickles your fancy the most? Let us know if you try any of these ideas – and of course, send us a pic if you do, we would love to see your handiwork!