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Heilala Vanilla Yo-Yo's

Beautiful melt in your mouth biscuits with strong vanilla custard flavours, great with a cup of coffee.


  • Yo Yo Ingredients:

  • 175g Butter softened

  • 50g Icing Sugar

  • 175g Plain Flour

  • 50g Custard Powder

  • 1 Tsp Heilala Vanilla Paste

  • Vanilla Custard Icing:

  • 200g Icing Sugar

  • 1 Tbsp Butter melted

  • 1 Tbsp Custard Powder

  • 1 tsp Heilala Vanilla Paste

  • Boiling Water


  • 1.

    Cream butter and icing sugar until pale, add vanilla paste mix to combine, Add sifted dry ingredients, mix until you reach a soft dough. Roll into small even sized balls, place on greased trays, flatten with a fork. Bake 10-15 minutes at 180c. When cold, join together with Vanilla Custard Icing. Makes 35 bite sized biscuits.

  • 2.

    Sift icing sugar and custard powder into a bowl, add melted butter and Heilala Vanilla Paste. Add boiling water a little at a time until you reach a spreadable consistency.


Recipe Source: Adapted by our in house expert baker, Amy Chappell

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