Pic - Fatima Sydow


250 grams of soft butter

1 tablespoon of oil

1 cup icing sugar

1/2 cup maizena/ cornflour

1/2 cup custard powder

2 teaspoons of vanilla essence

1 & 3/4 cups flour


In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream butter, icing sugar and oil together for about 5 minutes.

Add the maizena, vanilla essence and custard powder and beat further for one minute.

Next, add the flour and mix until just combined.

Spoon mixture into a piping bag with a 898 nozzle.

Pipe onto a biscuit pan that is greased or lined with baking paper, into rectangle shapes. 

Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for 10 minutes only.

Remove and cool the biscuits.

Dip biscuits halfway or a quarter way into melted chocolate.