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Posted January 22, 2012 by Sam in Recipes
 
 

Coconut Dream Creams


coconut creamsI love coconut, sometimes I forget just how delicious it is. My yearning for something with coconut was made more so by a friends pictures of their baking using coconut!

 

I decided to have a go at making a sandwich biscuit. The biscuit is like shortbread the filling is sweet, creamy & coconutty, perfect!

 

Printable recipe here

 

Coconut Dream Creams

Biscuits

125g butter

55g caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extractcoconut creams board

180g plain flour

30g dessicated coconut

Filling

50g butter

2tbsp coconut cream

200g Icing sugar

 

Making the biscuits.

coconut dream creams fillingCream butter, vanilla extract & sugar together until fluffy & light.

 

Add the sieved flour & coconut, mix together to form a ball of dough. Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

 

 

 

Preheat the oven to 190 C (170 C fan).coconut dream creams 1

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface and use cutters to form the shapes you want. I used smaller hearts or circle cutters on one side of some of the biscuits just to look pretty!

Place on a lined baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until starting to turn light golden.

Transfer to a cooling rack.

Making the icing

Cream the butter & coconut cream together then gradually add the icing sugar and beat until smooth & fluffy.

coconut dream creams 2Spread or pipe the filling onto one side of the biscuit and sandwich together.

I placed them in the fridge for 30 minutes just to harden up the filling a little. Enjoy!

 

 

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