A seven-piece Chinese puzzle that showcases the Five Virtues, as seen on The Great Australian Cook Book.
For the cookies:
Preheat oven to 175°C.
Whisk the whole egg and sift the icing sugar.
Add the butter, icing sugar, corn syrup, and egg into the stand mixer, beat with pedal head for 1 minute until combined well.
Sift in the cake flour and add in vanilla extract. Add lemon zest and lemon oil for lemon cookies. Mix at slow speed for 2 minutes.
Cover the dough with cling film and rest the dough for 1 hour.
Roll the dough to 5-6mm thick
Cut 12 square cookies with square cutter on a baking paper.
Bake the cookies in a cookie tray for 10 minutes.
Place cookies on a cooling rack and let them cool to room temperature.
Cut the cookies into the tangram shapes with a medium/large serrated knife.
Cover the cookies with fondant.
Use a Chinese brush to write the Five Virtues on the cookies and draw decorative bamboo.
This recipe has not been edited or tested by the Bake Off Food Department.
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