• Makes 12
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


I like using raspberry jam for my melting moments normally in the buttercream, this time I tried lemon juice and zest for something different and it turned out just as yum!

Ingredients (makes 12 )

  • 200 grams Unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup Plain Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cornflour
  • 50 grams Unsalted Butter (for buttercream)
  • 3/4 cup Icing Sugar (for buttercream)
  • 1 tablespoon Jam (raspberry is great) or juice and zest of one lemon (for buttercream)


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees, line trays with baking paper.
  2. Beat 200g butter, extract, sifted icing sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy. Sift in plain flour and cornflour, mix.
  3. Roll rounded teaspoons into balls and place about 2cm apart. Flatten slightly with fork.
  4. Bake for 16 minutes and then cool on trays.
  5. Meanwhile make butter icing. Beat jam, icing sugar and butter together.
  6. Sandwich biscuits together with buttercream. Enjoy!


I have made these the past few Mother's Day. I wrap them in little cellophane gift bags. Have had many compliments about them. Great with a cuppa on cooler days!

  • Great tip for presents idea


  • Yum! I haven’t had these for ages – and I love the sound of using Lemon!


  • Have not had these in ages, think I need to visit the older type biscuits.


  • I like the jam icing and really do enjoy melting moments they’re awesome thanks for sharing


  • Thanks for the recipe I really enjoy having melting moments again thanks


  • I prefer no filling and just having the biscuits as is.


  • It looks yum!! I’ll try it soon.


  • thanks for sharing ! it sure makes a lovely gift hamper participant :)


  • nice with passionfruit filling too. Thanks for the recipe.


  • I make these but I put orange marmalade in between them! Soooooo yummy!


  • I haven’t made these in so long, temped to get out if bed and check the pantry for ingredients now ! I can’t even remember how I used to make them, I’ll have to give your recipe a go


  • Yum I havnt had melting moments in ages, these look good!!


  • Might have to make these this weekend

    • As i commented, i did make these and they were quick, simple and tasted great


  • Tomorrows cooking challenge, thanks for sharing


  • Oh yum!! & they seem simple, maybe even for the not so good baker :)

    • I’ve had many disasters in the kitchen, but these have never failed for me!


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