Shortbread Sandwich Biscuits

    Shortbread Sandwich Biscuits

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    About this recipe: These buttery biscuits will simply melt in your mouth. Shortbread biscuits are sandwiched together with a passion fruit icing. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • For the Biscuits
    • 250g unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 60g icing sugar
    • 190g plain flour
    • 60g cornflour
    • For the Cream Filling
    • 85g unsalted butter, softened
    • 80g icing sugar
    • 1 teaspoon strained passion fruit juice

    Method
    Prep:45min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease and line a baking tray with baking parchment.
    2. To make the biscuits: Beat the butter, vanilla and icing sugar in a large bowl until fluffy. Sift together the plain flour and cornflour, then add in two batches, folding through.
    3. Roll 2 teaspoons of mixture to form balls, place them 3cm apart on the tray and flatten slightly with a fork. (If the dough is sticky, lightly flour you hands.)
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the biscuits are pale golden in colour.
    5. Cool slightly on the tray before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully.
    6. To make the filling: Blend together the butter, icing sugar and passion fruit juice.
    7. Sandwich 2 biscuits together with the icing. Dust with icing sugar and serve. Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

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