This super impressive creation is made with both white and dark chocolate, as well as cardamom.
Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until smooth.
Add egg , vanilla and cardamom and mixed well.
Using a mixer or food processer, gradually add flour and milk, red colour until a firm dough forms. Turn out dough and needs to ensure all its well combine and leave to rest in freezer for 5-10 minutes
Split the dough into four and roll out on a floured surfaced until about ½ cm thick.
Using premade stencils, cut out 5 walls (you will only need 4 but good to have backups), a base for the roof and triangles for the roof.
Place onto lined baking trays and bake in a preheat 160 oven for 30-40 minutes to ensure biscuit is cooked all the way through.- allow biscuit to cool on cooling racks.
Using a can for support, glue walls together using melted white chocolate and leave to harden.- attach the roof triangles to the roof base also using white chocolate and leave to harden
To make icing, combine icing and desire amount of food colouring a bowl, adding a little water a tsp at a time until you are left with a relatively thick paste. Melt remaining white chocolate and add to the icing paste.
Using a palette knife or spatula, paint the walls with the icing and smooth down and allow to harden.
Attack roof to walls and pour remaining icing and allow to cover roof (may need to use a palette knife to do some touch ups) and allow to harden.
To Make Windmills :
Place a baking tray in the freezer while you melt the dark chocolate
Once melted, place chocolate in a piping bag with a small single hole nozzle.
Remove cold tray from freezer and line with baking paper, pip 4 windmill blades in whatever shape or style you prefer. I like to do 3 vertically lines that are connected by approx 6-7 horizontal lines. Place silver pearls down the length of the lines. Allow to harden.
Using remaining dark chocolate, take one single un-melted dark chocolate melt and attach windmills to it with melted chocolate. Once this has hardened, using more melted chocolate, attach a skewer to the windmill blades.
Poke a small hole with a skewer through the top of the biscuit windmill.
Slide the skewer with the windmill blades attach into the hole into the windmill.
Roll fondant until about 3mm thick. Cut small windows and using remaining melted chocolate, attach them to each wall (approx 3 per wall)
This recipe has not been edited or tested by the Bake Off Food Department.
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