YO-YO Biscuits – Mango flavour with butter cream frosting

Melting movement!  They are so delicious, buttery and light… #joy.

 You need –
  • Unsalted butter – 125 grams, at room temperature
  • All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • confectioner’s/icing sugar – ¼ cup
  • Mango flavoured custard powder – ¼ cup
  • Vanilla essence – ½ teaspoon
  • Mango essence – ¼ teaspoon
For the filling –
  • Confectioner’s/icing sugar – 1½ cup
  • Unsalted butter – 40 grams, at room temperature
  • Vanilla essence – 2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice – ½ teaspoon
 How to –
Pre-heat the oven to 160 C.
In a mixing bowl, beat the sugar, butter, vanilla essence and mango essence with a hand mixed until light and fluffy. Sift the flour and custard powder in and continue to mix on low speed until everything comes together and forms very soft dough.
 
Spoon a teaspoon of dough and using your palm make small balls. Place them on the baking tray lined with baking sheet. Dip a fork in flour and lightly press down each ball. Bake for 13-15 minutes or till set.  Do not brown the biscuits.  Remove from the oven and let it stand for 3-4 minutes before you move to a wire rack to cool completely.  
 
 
For the filling –
In a mixing bowl, beat the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.  Add in the vanilla essence, lemon juice and beat on high speed until for 2- minutes.
Spoon/pipe the icing on the biscuit and sandwich with another biscuit.
 
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