It has been the best long weekend.
Miss MT came to stay.
We played with the dog, braided our hair, sewed a Totoro, played some more with the dog, watched movies, hung out in the hammock, wiggled our toes in the grass, went bowling...
and we also made Viennese Orange Kisses.
Viennese Orange Kisses
- 220 g butter
- ½ cup icing sugar
- The finely grated rind of one large orange
- 1 tablespoon cornflour
- 1 cup plain flour
- ½ cup self raising flour
- icing sugar , extra
- 60 g butter
- 1 cup icing sugar
- 2 tablespoons orange juice from your now rind-less orange,
- orange food coloring
Preheat oven to 180C
Cream butter, sifted icing sugar and rind till fluffy, Add cornflour and beat in well. Add sifted flours 1/2 at a time beating well between each addition.
Place dough in the fridge for 5 minutes.
Roll the dough between two sheets of baking paper until 4mm thick and then return to the fridge for another five minutes.
Cut heart shapes and remove excess dough. Bake for 8 minutes.
Make your orange cream by beating the butter until pale, add the icing sugar, juice from your orange and food colour and beat until combined
Sandwich cookies together in pairs with orange cream filling, dust with icing sugar.
*I wasn't able to get my hands on Mum's cookbook so I used the same recipe from HERE.