Viennese Whirl Biscuits

  Makes about 12

  • 250g very soft butter
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 50g corn flour
  • 250g plain flour
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Put all the ingredients in a food processor and process on low until mixture forms a thick paste. You may have to scrape the sides a couple of times.
  3. Spread greaseproof paper on a couple of baking trays. (No need for this if you are using stoneware.)
  4. Spoon into a large piping bag, fitted with a large star nozzle and pipe required shapes onto the greaseproof paper.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until golden.
  6. Let cool on the tray for about 5 mins and transfer to a wire tray to cool completely.
  7. There are various options for when they are cool…………….
  • Melt milk chocolate in a bowl and dip part of the biscuits in.
  • Melt plain chocolate and some butter in a bowl and mix in icing sugar. Sandwich the biscuits together with the filling.
  • In a bowl, mix together butter, icing sugar and vanilla extract until smooth. Spread some jam, or lemon curd, or even peanut butter on one the base of one of the biscuits and then a layer of butter cream and sandwich together with another.

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