melting moments Recipe

melting moments

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Ingredients

  • 180g butter, softened
  • ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour, sifted
  • ¼ cup cornstarch, sifted
  • pink food colouring

How to make melting moments


These cookies have the texture of shortbread cookies, and they simply melt in your mouth (hence the name). Other versions of these cookies include piped rosettes with a glaced cherry on top, as well as round balls covered with icing sugar.

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Beat the butter, icing sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in the flour and cornstarch until combined.
  4. Set aside 1/4 of dough and colour with pink food colouring.
  5. Take 1 tsp of uncoloured dough and shape into a ball. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Place the pink mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle. Pipe a flower/star onto the ball of uncoloured dough.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden. Cool on trays.
  • Judy
    Judy says

    p.s. where did you find such a beautiful tray?!

  • ovenhaven
    ovenhaven says

    Hehe, thanks! I got it at a local Japanese store.

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