Captivating Custard Creams

    Captivating Custard Creams

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    About this recipe: MAKES 20 sandwiched BISCUITS. Deliciously moreish :) When baked, these custard creams bear more of a resemblance to a Viennese Whirl than what you normally think of when you hear 'custard cream' (small, hard, rectangular dense pastry) Recipe can be easily scaled up or down. A very quick, simple & tasty treat that look impressively complicated ;-)

    Ingredients

    • BISCUITS
    • 350g hard margarine
    • 142g caster sugar
    • 425g plain flour
    • 142g custard powder
    • FILLING
    • 150g icing sugar
    • 100g marg
    • 1.5ml vanilla essence

    Method

    1. Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
    2. Cream marg & sugar
    3. Sieve together custard powder & plain flour
    4. Beat flour mixture into creamed fat & sugar
    5. Roll mix into sausage & slice into 40
    6. Place on baking tray & press down with a fork
    7. Bake for 10-15mins
    8. Allow to firm slightly before transferring to a wire rack to cool
    9. Once cool, sandwich together using buttercream made by combining the Marg, icing sugar & vanilla essence
    10. Congratulate yourself on a job well done by rewarding yourself with a cup of tea and one of your outstanding bakes ;-)

    Tip

    You can of course substitute butter for the Marg in the buttercream and also, of course, the biscuits.

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    Reviews (2)

    triciamac62
    1

    These were nice . I put the rolled mix wrapped in cling film in fridge for ten mins before slicing . I also added some custard powder to the buttercream icing along with a bit more vanilla essence . Made about 25. - 21 Sep 2014

    IainFotheringham
    0

    Excellent recipe, just like my gran used to make. Everyone at my work loves these. Thank you😅 - 26 Mar 2015

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