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Monte Carlos


  • Ingredients:

  • 185g butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour

  • 1/2 cup plain flour

  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut

  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam

  • Cream Filling:

  • 60g butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 3/4 cup icing sugar

  • 2 teaspoons milk


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease oven trays. Beat butter, essence, sugar and egg until smooth. Transfer to a larger bowl, then add flours and coconut in two batches. Spoon teaspoons of mixture onto prepared trays, flatten slightly: rough surface with a fork. Bake for 12mins.

  • 2.

    Cream Filling:

  • 3.

    Beat butter, essence and sifted icing sugar, mix until light and fluffy, then beat in milk. Refrigerate until spreadable.Sandwich biscuits with cream and jam.

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