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Melting moments

Melting moments
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Serving Size: Serves 10 or more
Cuisine type: British/Scottish/Irish
Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes
Course: Snacks
Favourite flavours: Cakes/baking
Cooking method: bake
Special options: Gluten free

Melting moments
INGREDIENTS

250g unsalted butter, chopped, at room temperature   1/3 cup pure icing-sugar, sifted
1/3 cup cornflour
FILLING
1½ cups pure icing-sugar, sifted
40g butter, at room temperature
3 teaspoons vanilla essence
1-2 teaspoons hot water, if required
METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

  2. In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and icing sugar together until creamy. Gradually beat in flour and cornflour, until combined.

  3. Roll 2 teaspoonfuls of mixture at a time into balls. Arrange 2cm apart on prepared trays. Using a lightly floured fork, flatten slightly.

  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden and firm. Cool on trays for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  5. FILLING. Meanwhile, beat icing sugar, butter and vanilla together until creamy, adding a little hot water if necessary. Use to sandwich 2 biscuits together. Store in an airtight container.



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