• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


Delicious bikkie recipe everyone will love! Can easily be made gluten free by substituting for gluten free ingredients

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 125g butter
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 25g butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange rind finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoons custard powder


  1. Beat the butter, icing sugar and vanilla in a bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift together flour, custard powder and baking powder and gradually stir into the creamed butter mixture, mixing well. Roll even teaspoons of the mixture into balls and place on lightly greased oven trays.
  3. Flatten balls slightly with fingertips then use a fork to mark a pattern on top.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees for 10 mins or until lightly browned around the edges.
  5. Stand biscuits on trays for 5 mins then transfer to wire rack to cool. Sandwich together with a little custard cream.
  6. For the custard cream, beat butter, rind and vanilla in a bowl with wooden spoon until creamy.
  7. Gradually beat in the sifted icing sugar and custard powder, and continue beating until mixture is light and fluffy.

  • A throwback from childhood, gorgeous


  • Sounds like a biscuit I’d like to eat!!


  • I make Christmas cookies using custard powder but love the use of orange in this recipe.


  • This is such a simple recipe for what look like yummy biscuits.


  • This is a great recipe and most of the ingredients I have at home. Thanks for the recipe


  • These Custard Creams biscuits look delicious. Might try making some of these this weekend.


  • I might try a gluten free version of this. Thanks for your recipe.


  • Thanks for sharing your recipe.


  • These make me want to bake! They look simple but delicious, I think I could even make them without stuffing it up!


  • Very yummy. Thank you for sharing


  • Love the custard cream filling – thanks so much for sharing this recipe.


  • Sounds delish, especially the orange custard cream filling!


  • These look fantastic, my kiddos would love them


  • I give my children honey, multivitamins and allergic rhinitis (which dries up the nasal drip responsible for the cough), and if coughing begins they get a 12 hour cough medicine. My 4 year old is prone to bronchiole pneumonia around this time of year, so best to dose them up than need to go to emergency!

    • Hmmm should be on the next article down. Seems to happy quite a bit!or it’s just glitched on mine!


  • This takes the guesswork out of what to cook during my son’s cooking lessons on Monday’s! They look soooo tasty! Thanks for the share


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