Melting Moments with a Twist

Melting Moments with a Twist


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These creamy melting moments are a shortbread biscuit with a creamy custard filling that can be made and enjoyed plain or changed to suit your culinary preference.


Makes: 12 biscuits

  • Biscuit
  • 125g butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 150g flour
  • 60g cornflour
  • Filling
  • 60g butter
  • 150g icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees C.
  2. Whip butter and sugar until light and fluffy then stir in vanilla. Combine flour and cornflour in a septate bowl then combine with the other ingredients.
  3. Roll batter into little balls, about 3 teaspoons per ball. Place on a baking tray, gently press tops with a fork then bake in preheated oven until slightly golden. Allow to cool on a cooling rack.
  4. Filling

  5. Mix butter, sugar and vanilla then beat until creamy. Smooth filling on the bottom of one biscuit then top with another.

Filling Flavour Twits

Strawberry: Replace the filling with strawberry jam.

Raspberry: Replace the filling with raspberry jam.

Passionfruit: Add 2 tablespoons of passion fruit pulp to the filling and mix well.

Pistachio: Add 1 tablespoon ground pistachio to the filling and mix.

Lemon: Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice to the filling.

Orange: Add 2 tablespoons orange juice to the filling.

Mint: Replace the vanilla essence in the filling with mint essence.

Mango: Add 2 tablespoons mango pulp to the filling.

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