Sift the icing sugar into a large bowl
Whisk the egg white until white and foaming
Stir evenly into the icing sugar
Add the lemon juice and combine
Get your hands in and bring the icing mixture together into a ball
Turn onto a work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar and knead until it’s pliable (if it’s too dry add a little more lemon juice but go easy, if it’s too wet add more icing sugar)
Divide the mixture into two and add a few drops of pink colouring to one half, kneading until it is evenly combined
Break off walnut sized pieces of icing dough and roll into a mouse shape (fat at the bottom, pointy at the nose)
Pinch ears with your thumb and forefinger (or snip them in with the tips of a pair of scissorand shape – some of ours were a bit nibbled looking but it doesn’t matter!
Add chocolate sprinkles for eyes and noses and a piece of strawberry lace for a tail.
Place them on the baking parchment on the baking tray and leave overnight to dry