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You'll need

  Yoyos 250 gm soft unsalted butter 80 gm icing sugar, sifted 1 orange (finely grated rind of) 1 tsp vanilla extract 75 gm (½ cup) cornflour 225 gm (1½ cups) plain flour For dusting: icing sugar   Passionfruit icing 275 gm icing sugar, sifted 100 gm cold unsalted butter, finely chopped 2 tbsp passionfruit pulp (about 2 passionfruit)


  • 01
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add orange rind and vanilla and beat until just combined. Sift flours and ½ tsp salt over butter mixture and, using a wooden spoon, stir to form a soft dough.
  • 02
  • Form level ½ tablespoons of mixture into balls, then place 5cm apart on baking paper-lined oven trays, flatten slightly to 3.5cm rounds, then, using a floured fork, press tines gently into dough rounds, to create grooves. Bake at 180C for 12 minutes or until lightly coloured. Stand biscuits on trays for 5 minutes, before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 03
  • For passionfruit icing, beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy, add passionfruit and beat until combined. Sandwich biscuits together with 2 tsp of icing, then dust with icing sugar.

At A Glance

  • Serves 24 people
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  • Serves 24 people

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