Melting moment lemon stars

Enjoyable Melting moment lemon stars Recipe

These star-shaped cookies are filled with custard and powdered with icing sugar.
Melting moment lemon stars
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:15 | Total Time : 0:35 | Serving : 20 biscuits person.


  • 250g butter, room temperature

  • 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted, plus extra for dusting

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1 3/4 cup plain flour, sifted

  • 1/3 cup custard powder, sifted

  • 1 1/4 cups icing sugar

  • 60g butter, melted

  • Finely grated rind of 1 lemon


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

  • Step 2

    Using electric beaters, beat butter, icing sugar and vanilla together until pale and creamy. Add flour and custard powder and mix on low speed until just combined. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently until dough has come together. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 mins.

  • Step 3

    Place dough on a lightly floured surface and roll out to a 5mm thickness. Using a star-shape cutter, cut 40 stars from dough. Place on prepared tray and bake for 12-15 mins until pale golden. Cool completely on tray.

  • Step 4

    To make Filling, beat together all ingredients until pale and smooth. Spread a little onto one star biscuit and sandwich together with another. Continue with remaining biscuits and filling. Dust with icing sugar to serve.

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