Custard Cream Biscuits

Custard Cream Biscuits

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I love baking, more than I love cooking actually. I also love treating my clients that come to me, for their nail “therapy” with a little treat. Often, even the ones on diet cannot resist a delicious cappuccino and of course, a sweet treat, like these Custard Cream Biscuits made with love by me.

My 9-year-old son loves custard biscuits but without the cream . I did make him a batch last week and nobody else wanted to eat them as it didn’t have the cream in between. So this time round I decided to make the Custard Cream Biscuits with cream filling, it is so delicious.

This was so much fun to make, took me a bit of time as I have a very small oven so had to bake them in batches but it was so worth the wait and the effort. I used a little tool I found at the baking supply store, which is actually meant to be used with fondant but it worked amazingly well with these biscuits. It was the prettiest biscuits I made in a while.

These Custard Cream Biscuits are also lovely as a gift, get a pretty box or tin, pop in some tissue paper and put a ribbon around it and you have the perfect gift made with love. I wouldn’t mind someone giving me a gift that puts a smile on my face.

Custard Creams Biscuits

Course SNACKS, SWEET TREATS
Keyword baking

Ingredients

  • 250 gram butter at room
  • 1/2 cup/125ml icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup/125ml custard powder
  • 1 & 1/2 cup cake wheat flour you may not need to use all of the flour
  • 65 grams butter
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 tspn vanilla essence
  • 1 tspn fresh cream or milk

Instructions

  • Sift flour and custard powder separately and set aside. Cream butter and sugar well
  • Add custard powder and mix, then add the flour a little at a time. You may need more or less. Mix well until it forms a soft, pliable dough
  • If you have a tool like the one I've used, you need to roll out the dough on a flat surface. Press the tool onto the dough so it forms the design on the dough. Use a small round cutter or the back of a piping nozzle and cut into rounds.
  • Place cookies on a lined baking tray and bake at 160 deg celcius for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow them to cool once removed from oven.
  • Beat the butter, icing sugar and vanilla until light and creamy. Add a little milk or fresh cream if icing is too thick. Sandwich the cookies together with the filling.

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  1. Olivia Govender

    Hi, love the fancy cutter will check at the baking shop near me for similar.

    1. Lorraine Maharaj

      Olivia, you will find it at your speciality Baking stores, it’s where I found that little gadget. If you are in Johannesburg,The Chocolate Den in Edenvale stocks it. Good luck!

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