Coffee biscuits

Have these biscuits as a snack or simply to accompany your coffee.

Preparation time : 20 MIN Cooking time : 10-12 MIN A BATCH Servings : 24-30 SINGLE BISCUITS
Ingredients
  • 250 g butter, at room temperature
  • 125 ml sugar
  • 15 ml golden syrup
  • 15 ml instant coffee dissolved in 10ml hot water
  • 30 ml milk mixed with 2,5ml (½t) bicarbonate of soda
  • 625 ml cake flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 125 ml sugar
  • 60 ml milk
  • 200 g butter
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
Method

Preheat the oven to 160°C. Line two large baking sheets with baking paper and grease with nonstick spray.

1 BISCUITS

Cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the golden syrup, coffee and milk mixture and beat until well combined.

2 Sift the flour and salt over the butter mixture and mix with a wooden spoon until a dough forms. Cover with clingfilm and chill for at least 15 minutes.

3 Roll the dough into walnut-size balls. Arrange on the prepared baking sheets and use your fingers or a fork to flatten.

4 Bake for 10 -12 minutes or until golden brown and done. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

5 FILLING

Heat the ingredients in a saucepan, stirring continuously until all the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.

6 Beat the mixture with an electric beater until firm.

7 Sandwich the biscuits together with filling. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.