Delicious custard shortbread cookies

30 servings Prep: 15 mins
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Store the cookies in an airtight container – they’ll last longer.

By DRUM November 27 2018
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Ingredients (8)

275 g butter
60 ml castor sugar
60 ml icing sugar
2 eggs — just the yolks
10 ml vanilla — essence
500 ml flour
250 ml icing sugar — sifted
30 ml custard powder
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Preheat oven to 160 °C.

1 Beat the butter, sugars, egg
yolks and vanilla until creamy,
then mix in the flour.

2 Roll out
thinly on a floured surface, then
use a cookie cutter to cut out the

3 Cut out the centres of the
pastry with a smaller cutter.

4 Transfer to greased baking
sheets and bake for 8 minutes
or until golden.


1 Beat the
butter, icing sugar and custard

2 Pipe or spread a good
dollop of icing onto a biscuit,
then sandwich another biscuit
on top of it.

3 Repeat until all the
biscuits are used.

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