Christmas Recipes: Fennel and Peppermint Sugared Mice

James Wong’s Fennel and Peppermint Sugared Mice are the just what the doctor ordered to cure any Christmas excess. Fennel seeds contain an essential oil that is antispasmodic, helping to settle the stomach and stop any embarrassing by-product of overindulgence at your Christmas feast!

Fennel and Peppermint Sugared Mice


1. Whisk up two egg whites until frothy.
2. Stir in 4tbsps of fennel seeds.
3. Add 20 drops of peppermint essential oil, which will deliver a wonderful candy cane flavour, and at the same time help relieve indigestion.
4. Add approximately 150g icing sugar and desiccated coconut.
5. Stir until all ingredients are mixed in well.
6. Grease hands to shape into mice, using a piece of string or liquorice for a tail, pumpkin seeds for ears, and cloves for eyes.

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