Melting in a Moment of Lemon

Melting in a Moment of Lemon
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 30 minutes
Serves 12

Soft crumbly biscuits that melt in your mouth followed with a delectable lemon filling, yum! These biscuits are ready in no time and disappear just as quick.

Adding cornflour is what helps give these biscuits that yummy melt in your mouth crumble with every bite. Make sure to have fresh cornflour on hand to whip these up.

I use a tiny little spatula that kind of looks like a shovel to fill the biscuits. One tiny shovel of icing onto each biscuit and when you press the top on it will spread out to the edge. You could use a teaspoon if you don’t have a tiny shovel.

Did you take a moment to eat one of these and melt away? I took a few minutes to meditate with my biscuits what did you do? Tell me on social media #datewithmykitchen

Servings

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Ingredients

Amount
Ingredient
250
gm
Butter
1/3
cup
Icing sugar
1 3/4
cup
All purpose flour
1/3
cup
Cornflour
1
Lemon rind, finely grated
60
gm
Butter
200
gm
Icing sugar
1
Lemon, juiced

Method

1.

Preheat oven to 180°C/ 160°C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.

2.

In a medium bowl beat butter and icing sugar with hand mixer on low speed. Beat until pale and creamy.

3.

Sift the flour and cornflour into the butter mixture, add lemon rind and mix with a spoon until combined.

4.

Lightly flour hands then roll the mixture into small balls. Dust your hands with flour between rolling each ball. If your mixture is soft put in the fridge for 5 minutes to chill before rolling.

5.

Place balls on the prepared baking tray about 3cm apart. Dip a fork in flour and flatten each ball. Dip fork in flour between flattening each ball.

6.

Bake in preheated oven for 10 -15 minutes or until cooked through. Cool on baking tray. Repeat with the remaining mixture.

7.

To make the filling beat the butter, icing sugar and lemon juice with hand mixer on medium speed until smooth and pale. Add more icing sugar if needed 1 tablespoon at a time to reach a thick consistency that won’t overrun the edges when dolloped on the biscuits.

8.

To assemble biscuits, spread the base of a biscuit with filling and then top with another biscuit. Repeat with remaining biscuits and filling.  Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days if they will last that long!