When I was asked to review the Ms Cupcake cookbook Snickerdoodles was one of the recipes I was looking forward to checking out, because of the name. It is an odd name! I was baking the vegan soda bread again and wanted to have something else in the oven so Ms Cupcake’s snickerdoodles seemed like a very decent choice.
What are snickerdoodles anyway?
Snickerdoodles are cinnamon cookies! Ms Cupcake says
Snickerdoodles is the name those on the other side of the Atlantic have given to sugar cookies that have been rolled in cinnamon-sugar prior to baking
I thought Snickerdoodles was an Americanism, so there you go. Similar to the Lemon and Blueberry loaf cake I changed the recipe. Well I was never likely to use plain flour so that had to go, as did the caster sugar. In fact, there did seem like an awful lot of sugar in the recipe so I cut right back. And I also cut back on the fat, well virgin coconut oil is not cheap and I prefer not to use margarine… SO there were a few adjustments. Continue reading