LAVENDER AND EARL GREY KISSES
The gentle flavours of lavender and Earl Grey tea make these biscuits extra special.
MAKES 20-24 BISCUIT SANDWICHES PREPARATION: 30 MIN CHILLING: 30 MIN BAKING: 12-15 MIN
3 Earl Grey teabags 60ml (¼c) boiling water 250g soft butter 125ml (½c) icing sugar 560ml (2¼c) cake flour 125ml (½c) cornflour 10ml (2t) baking powder 5ml (1t) vanilla essence ICING 500ml (2c) icing sugar 60ml (¼c) soft butter 5ml (1t) lemon juice 15ml (1T) dried lavender, chopped a few drops of purple food colouring 4 Preheat the oven to 160°C. Line two large baking sheets with baking paper. 5 Roll the dough into walnut-size balls and arrange on the prepared baking sheets. Use a fork to flatten the biscuits and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. 6 Transfer to wire racks
and cool completely. 7 Icing Beat the icing sugar and butter together. Add the lemon juice, remaining tea, lavender and food colouring. Beat until well mixed. 8 Spread icing on half the biscuits and top with the remaining biscuits. Store in an airtight container.