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Zesty Lemon Melting moments


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Ingredients

30 portion(s)

Shortbread

  • 380 grams Butter, softened
  • 120 grams Icing sugar mixture
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 380 grams plain flour
  • 120 grams cornflour

Zesty Lemon Icing

  • 120 grams Butter, softened
  • 250 grams Icing sugar mixture
  • 2 lemons, finely zested
  • 2 lemons, juice of
  • 6
    2h 15min
    Preparation 2h 0min
    Baking/Cooking
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Recipe's preparation

    Shortbread
  1. 1. Cream the butter and sugar 1 min / SP 4

    2. Add vanilla essence 30 secs / SP 4

    3. Weigh in flour and cornflour. Mix 20 secs / SP 6. Scrape down sides and repeat.

    4. Scrape out of bowl and tip mixture onto a thermomat. Continue to mix by hand until the dough forms a soft ball that isn't sticky (It won't stick to your hands). You may need to add a little extra flour.

    5. Take small pieces of dough and roll them into balls about the size of a large grape, or 15 grams. Lay them on a baking tray lined with baking paper, alowing space for them to spread. Lightly press with a fork.

    6. Bake for 15 mins at 160 degrees fan forced, or until the biscuits "slide" on the baking tray when pushed. Try not to brown them. allow to cool completely before icing. Whilst cooling, make icing.

  2. Zesty Lemon Icing
  3. 1. Insert butterfly into clean bowl.

    2. Whip butter until pale, about 1 min / Sp 3. 

    3. Add Icing sugar mixture and lemon zest. Mix 30 secs / SP 3.

    4. While mixing, juice both lemons into the lid using the MC to stop seeds going in.

    5. Place icing into a large piping bag, and aset aside somewhere cool until the biscuits are completely cooled. It needs to be a little firm to create a piping pattern.

    6. Starting on the outside rim, pipe a snail of icing onto an upturned biscuit. Place another on top to form the lid.Repeat until all are done. 

    7. Dust heavily with icing sugar

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Tip

These perfectly complement a cup of tea!


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  • My Hubby loved these the plus side is they freese...

    Submitted by tobyjack on 30. April 2017 - 13:43.

    My Hubby loved these the plus side is they freese and thaw beautifully
    TY for the recipe Smile

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  • Loved the biscuits - easy to

    Submitted by lorelle_s on 20. February 2016 - 13:49.

    Loved the biscuits - easy to make and very yummy

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  • Beautiful! Thank you.

    Submitted by Zoe Rowling on 8. December 2015 - 13:59.

    Beautiful! Thank you.

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  • Thank you, everyone loved

    Submitted by racheltina on 31. July 2015 - 18:05.

    Thank you, everyone loved them.  I only cooked mine for about 10 mins.

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  • They look delicious, I'll

    Submitted by MaddieDJ on 4. July 2015 - 08:24.

    They look delicious, I'll make them today

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  • Thankyou!!!   

    Submitted by emily'smix on 22. May 2015 - 13:04.

    Thankyou!!!  Party

     

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  • These are really yummy.

    Submitted by rego123 on 16. May 2015 - 16:42.

    These are really yummy. Everyone at work loved them

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