Cream sandwich biscuits

    Cream sandwich biscuits

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    50min


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    About this recipe: These buttery sandwich biscuits are made even more luscious with a creamy butter filling. Make these year round, or get festive and use coloured decorating sugar to make Christmas, Easter or even Valentine's Day themed treats.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 30 

    • 225g butter
    • 5 tablespoons double cream
    • 250g plain flour
    • 5 tablespoons demerara or coloured sugar for decoration
    • Filling
    • 50g butter, softened
    • 100g sifted icing sugar
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:9min  ›  Extra time:11min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Mix flour and 225g of butter thoroughly. Stir in cream and mix well. Chill 1 hour.
    2. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5.
    3. Roll dough 5mm thick on lightly floured board. Cut into 4cm rounds using a biscuit cutter or a knife. Transfer to greaseproof paper heavily sprinkled with sugar, turning to coat both sides. Place on ungreased baking tray. Prick in 4 places with fork.
    4. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until slightly puffed. Sandwich two cooled biscuits together with filling.
    5. To make filling: Blend 50g soft butter, 100g icing sugar, 1 egg yolk and 1 tsp. vanilla. If desired, tint with food colouring.

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