Rashida'a Vanilla Cream Shortbread

TRH Rashida'a Vanilla Cream Shortbread
180 g butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/3 cup icing sugar
1 cup self-raising flour
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup custard powder
Beat butter, vanilla essence and sifted icing sugar until smooth.
Stir in sifted dry ingredients.
Bring dough nicely together.
Use a 2cm nozzle or make small balls and press lightly with a fork.
Place on a greased tray and bake at 160C for 15 min or until lightly brown.
Join biscuits with filling once cold
Vanilla Cream filling:
50g butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tblsp condensed milk
1/2 cup icing sugar
Beat butter, essence and condensed milk until combined.
Gradually beat in sifted icing sugar and blend well.
Set aside.
Sandwich biscuits together with vanilla cream filling once cold.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Rashida Habib

  • chefkreso
    Posted at 09:36h, 19 March Reply

    Looks tasty!

  • Simply Splendid Food
    Posted at 07:25h, 18 March Reply

    Great recipe! I especially like the swirl ~design! Brilliant touch with a dusting of icing sugar!💖

  • Mr. Militant Negro
    Posted at 21:10h, 17 March Reply

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

    • cookandenjoyrecipes
      Posted at 21:26h, 17 March Reply

      Thanks 😊

      • Mr. Militant Negro
        Posted at 23:09h, 17 March Reply

        I hope you had a fun St Patrick Day.

        • cookandenjoyrecipes
          Posted at 07:49h, 18 March Reply

          Unfortunately the day sped by with a 10 hour working day. Thanks again for the retweet.

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 08:12h, 18 March

            10 hours is a very long day. Two ways to look at that, don’t just work your life away, remember to enjoy every moment you have, it can quickly be gone. Another way, you’re blessed you have a job, with so many unemployed.
            I am sure you will find that happy medium.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 08:31h, 18 March

            Yes I am blessed. Just our busy season and not complaining. Life is good

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 10:24h, 18 March

            If I may ask, what career are you working in for this “busy season.”

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 10:27h, 18 March

            I am in the Medical Travel Insurance business

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 15:28h, 18 March

            Medical Travel Insurance, now thats a new one for me, never knew that business existed. I learned something new today.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 15:51h, 18 March

            When you travel and land in the hospital, and you bought your travel policy and claim back from them for your expenses, then it’s when we come in the picture.

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 16:34h, 18 March

            I see. Wow. I never imagined such a thing was ever necessary, and I’ve worked all over the globe as a chef.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 17:40h, 18 March

            Fortunately for you, you then never ended up in hospital for major surgery etc. which could have cost you millions if not insured

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 20:55h, 18 March

            I see your point. I’ve had medical insurance all my adult life, always thought the coverage worked all over the world. I’ve been a Blue Cross Blue Shield policy holder since high school.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 21:04h, 18 March

            As long as you take out a travel policy for where ever you go, you will be fine. You need additional travel coverage for your out of country trips, depending on what you already have and the wording of your BCBS coverage. It can be fiendishly expensive and cripple you, no pun intended, financially should you end up in hospital for ie any major surgery or treatment. I see some horror accounts on a daily basis from all over the world. Rather pay $100+ or whatever for a policy and be sure you need not pay for a medical bill of millions out of pocket.

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 22:25h, 18 March

            Now that you say that & I think about it, for those 26 years I traveled all over the planet for work, I was playing Russian Roulette. Blessed I was never sick or in a hospital abroad.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 07:37h, 19 March

            I am so glad you never ended in a hospital. Keep it that way

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 09:13h, 19 March

            I like you. Thank you for giving me your time, talking with me. The simple things in life are such pleasures.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 09:18h, 19 March

            Thanks for the compliment.
            I wanted to know and thought of asking you if you can share any of your recipes as a Chef that you adapted for your new lifestyle with me which I may be able to use. I will give credit to you when I test any of your recipes in my kitchen. Please let me know if you’re interested then you can email it to me @ [email protected] Thanks in advance for considering it. 🙂

          • Mr. Militant Negro
            Posted at 09:49h, 19 March

            Thats an excellent idea, I will think on which of my diabetic adaptations are the easiest for conversion from regular to diabetic for your readers, then e-mail you the recipe.
            It may take a day or so, I have doctors appointments tomorrow and it’s very late here so I’m off to bed soon in prep for tomorrow.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 10:18h, 19 March

            Thanks, no rush at all – All the best with Dr’s appointment.

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