Classic lemon melting moments

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I love soft baked cookies, and since winter is approaching I thought it would be nice to bake some warm lemon frosted cookies to have at tea time.

Classic lemon melting moments

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/3 cup custard powder

Lemon Filling

  • 60g butter, softened
  • 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Sift flour and custard powder over butter mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon until soft dough forms.
  2. Roll level tablespoons dough into 32 balls. Place on prepared trays, leaving room for spreading. Using a fork dipped in flour, lightly flatten each biscuit until 1cm thick. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden. Cool on tray for 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Meanwhile, make filling Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and lemon rind in a bowl until      light and creamy.
  4. Spread the flat side of 1 biscuit with 2 teaspoons filling. Sandwich with 1 biscuit. Repeat with the remaining biscuits and filling.
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