Impress your guests with this star-shaped gingerbread masterpiece. Layered with eggnog icing, it's the perfect Christmas baking project.
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Use an electric mixer to beat the remaining butter in a bowl until very pale. Add icing sugar, in batches, beating well after each addition. Beat in brandy, rum or orange juice, custard powder and remaining nutmeg. Place in a piping bag fitted with a 5mm plain nozzle. Pipe half the icing over 1 gingerbread star. Top with the remaining star. Pipe over remaining icing. Decorate with biscuit shapes.
Serve with sprinkles, candy canes and assorted chocolates.
Star of the show: For a perfect star, print out one the size and shape you want, then trace over it with baking paper.
Energy: 2533kJ/606 Cals (29%)
Protein: 4g (8%)
Fat: 28g (40%)
Sat fat: 18g (75%)
Carb: 85g (27%)
Sugar: 60g (67%)
Fibre: 2g (7%)
Sodium: 347mg (17%)