Monte Carlo Biscuit Recipe

 

Monte Carlo Biscuits

Womens Weekly - Beautiful Biscuits
Cream filled coconut biscuits
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Favour & Gift
Cuisine Biscuit recipe
Servings 25 complete biscuits

Equipment

  • Electric Mixer
  • Spatula
  • Baking trays
  • Baking paper
  • teaspoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Kitchen scales
  • Flour sifter
  • Wire cooling rack

Ingredients
  

Biscuit Ingredients

  • 185 g (6oz) Butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tspn Vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup Self-raising Flour sifted
  • 3/4 cup Plain Flour sifted
  • 1/2 cup Coconut

Filling ingredients

  • 60 g (2oz) Butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tspn Vanilla
  • 2 tspn Milk
  • 1/2 cup Raspberry or Blackberry jam

Instructions
 

  • Ingredients required
    Monte Carlo Biscuit Recipe
  • Cream butter & brown sugar together until soft and fluffy
    Add egg and vanilla & beat together until combined
    Monte Carlo biscuits
  • Add sifted flour & coconut. Mix well until the dough starts to come away from the edge of the mixing bowl to form a dough.
    Monte Carlo Biscuit Recipe
  • Roll teaspoons of mixture into balls or shape into ovals if you like. This recipe makes approx. 50 single biscuits - portion the dough into 50 pieces to ensure equal sizing and number required.
    Place rolled dough onto baking paper covered baking trays. Allow room on the trays for spreading.
    Add egg and vanilla & beat together until combined
  • Use the back of a fork to press down into the dough, forming a criss cross design on the top.
    Place rolled dough onto baking paper covered baking trays. Allow room on the trays for spreading.
  • Bake in a moderate oven (180°-200°C) for 10 -15 mins until golden brown.
  • Remove biscuits from oven and cool on a wire rack

Filling Recipe

  • Cream butter and sifted icing sugar until light and fluffy, add vanilla & milk. Beat well until combined

Filling the biscuits

  • Spoon 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon of jam and 1 teaspoon of prepared filling in the centre of 1 half of the biscuits.
    I like to mix the jam and the filling so the filling sets together.
    Monte Carlo Biscuit Recipe
  • Top with another biscuits, gently press together firmly.

Notes

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