Italian Peach Biscuits

MKR: Italian Peach Biscuits

MKR: Italian Peach Biscuits

10 Serves 1 hour 30 minutes prep 15 minutes cook

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS
500ml milk
Red food colouring, to tint
Yellow food colouring, to tint
Caster sugar, for rolling

BISCUITS
3 eggs
440g caster sugar
250ml milk
250ml vegetable oil
½ tsp vanilla paste
900g plain flour
3 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt

FILLING
400g can peaches, drained
250g mascarpone cream
1 tbs icing sugar
¼ tsp vanilla bean paste

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180C. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
2. To make biscuits, using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar until thick and creamy. Add milk, oil and vanilla paste. Mix to combine.
3. Add combined sifted flour, baking powder and salt. Mix on low speed to combine and form a soft dough.
4. Roll dough into walnut size balls and place on prepared tray, 4cm apart.
5. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden and underside of biscuit is golden brown. Cool on trays.
6. Finely chop peaches. Stir in mascarpone, icing sugar and vanilla bean paste.
7. Divide the milk between two bowls. Tint one bowl red and one bowl yellow with food colouring.
8. Sandwich biscuits with mascarpone filling.
9. Dip sandwiches biscuits in red milk to coat all over. Pat dry with absorbent paper. Dip in yellow milk to coat all over, allowing excess to drip off. Roll in caster sugar.

Notes

• . This recipe has not been tested.
• These little Italian biscuits are called Pesche Con Crema and are meant to resemble little peaches.
• Add a fresh mint leaf to each biscuit to make them look even more realistic.

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