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Melting Moments

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These are also known as yo-yo's, taken from Womans Weekly Cookbook series, Old Fashioned Favourites.


Serves: 20

For the Main

  • 125 butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 188 all-purpose flour
  • 63 cornstarch

For the Buttercream

  • 30 butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 125 confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk


Melting Moments is a community recipe submitted by ShazzaP and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Beat cream, essence and sifted confectioners' sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, Stir in the sifted flours.
  • Spoon mixture into piping bag fitted with a 1cm fluted nozzle, pipe 3cm rosettes about 3cm apart onto lightly greased oven trays
  • Bake in moderate oven about 10mins or until lightly browned; cool on trays.
  • Beat butter, essence and sifted confectioners' sugar in a small bowl until light and fluffy; beat in enough milk to make mixture spreadable.
  • Join cold biscuits together wilh the filling.
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