Kerry Green Homemade Jams

Simple, Delicious and Natural

Lemon and strawberry Viennese whirls

Serves: 12

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Recipe Type: Party Food, Cakes & Baking, Snacks, Cookies & Biscuits

Level of Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Description:

A tasty tea time treat!

Ingredients:

For the biscuits

  • 200g unsalted butter, softened
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 200g plain flour
  • 40g cornflour
  • Finely grated zest 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp whole milk

For the filling

  • 150g unsalted butter, softened
  • 150g icing sugar
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 100g Kerry Green Homemade Strawberry Jam
  • Icing sugar to dust

Method:

  • Heat the oven to 190°C/170°C fan/ gas 5. Line 2 large baking sheets with baking paper.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat the butter, icing sugar, plain flour, cornflour, lemon zest, vanilla extract and milk in a large mixing bowl until smooth and creamy.
  • Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle, then pipe 24 circular swirls, roughly 5cm in diameter, onto the lined sheets, leaving the same size gap between each biscuit. Chill for 15 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  • Bake in the oven for 16-20 minutes until pale golden. Remove from the oven and leave on the sheets for 5 minutes before carefully transferring the whirls to a cooling rack to cool.
  • Meanwhile, make the filling. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter, icing sugar and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Transfer to a piping bag.
  • When the biscuits have cooled, carefully pipe a little icing on the flat side of 12 of the biscuits. Spoon a little jam on top, then top with another biscuit. Keep refrigerated until serving.