Lemon Melting Moments

Overload with lemon and don’t know what to do with it? Try this delicious cookies, I guarantee it will be melting in your tongue and make you want more and more. Perfect to company your afternoon tea!

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Ingredients:

  • 200g (1 1/3 cups) plain flour
  • 100g (2/3 cup) cornflour
  • 225g unsalted butter, chopped, softened
  • 80g (1/2 cup) icing sugar, sifted
  • 3 lemons, zested
  • 1 tsp vanilla xtract

Passion fruit filling

  • 4 passion fruit, pulp removed or buy the one in a bottle from supermarket
  • 200g (1 1/4 cups) icing sugar, sifted
  • 80g unsalted butter, softened

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 170C.  Sift flours with 1/4 tsp salt into a bowl.  Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add zest and vanilla, then gradually beat in combined flours until mixture just comes together.
  2. Roll 1 teaspoonful of dough into balls, placing them on 2 oven trays lined with baking paper. Using a floured flat bottom of a glass, flatten balls then using the back of a floured fork mark biscuits with tines.  Bake for 12 – 15 minutes, swapping trays halfway, or until biscuits are light golden.  Transfer to a wire rack to cool.  Make 30.
  3. Meanwhile to make filling press pulp through a fine sieve, reserving seeds.  Place 2 tbs juice, 3 tsp reserved seeds and remaining ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer.  Beat on high-speed until fluffy.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Spread filling on 15 biscuits, then sandwich with remaining biscuits.

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Source: Taste.com

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