Viennese Whirls

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter or margarine, softened
  • 50 g icing sugar, sifted
  • 100 g plain flour , sifted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

Filling :

  • 50 g butter or margarine
  • 25 g icing sugar, sifted
  • 50 g chocolate , melted
  • icing sugar to dust

Cooking Process

  1. Grease 2 baking trays . Beat the butter or margarine with the sugar until pale and very soft.
  2. Stir in the flour and vanilla essence.
  3. Spoon the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle and pipe 18-20 rings on to the baking trays.
  4. Chill for 15-20 minutes. Bake in a moderately hot oven for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Leave the biscuits on the tray , for a few seconds, then use a palette knife to lift them off. Cool on a wire rack.
  6. For the filling, beat the butter or margarine with the icing sugar .
  7. Cool the melted chocolate slightly, then stir into the filling .
  8. Pipe a little on half the whirls , top with the remaining halves .
  9. Dust with icing sugar.

Viennese Whirls

Bon Apetite!

Viennese Whirls