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CUSTARD CREAM BISCUITS

custard cream cookiestested
CUSTARD CREAM BISCUITS
160 g butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 1/2 cups plain flour (not self raising)
1/2 cup custard powder

ICING:
1 cup icing sugar
1-2 tablespoons butter
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
vanilla

Cream butter and sugar. Sift flour and custard powder together. Gradually add to butter and sugar and mix into a stiff paste. Roll into small balls and place on a greased tray. Press each biscuit down slightly with a floured fork. Bake in a slow to moderate oven until a pale golden colour. Join each pairs with lemon icing.

ICING:
Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Work in softened butter with a wooden spoon and then add sufficinent lemon juice to make a smooth paste. Add vanilla and beat well.

Source:  Louis Bronwen Bekker