Yoyo Biscuits

Yo Yo Biscuits
An Australian classic biscuit, better known as the melting moment. This easy to make recipe with its short buttery flavour has a delightful melt in your mouth texture.

Makes: 15


  • 250g butter softened
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup custard powder
  • Filling
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 2 tsp custard powder optional
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • ½ tsp lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line tray with baking paper.
  2. Sift Icing sugar into a bowl. Add butter and vanilla. Using a stand mixer beat until smooth and creamy. Stopping every so often to scrape down the sides.
  3. Sift into the bowl plain flour and custard powder. Stir through. (Being careful not to over mix to keep it light and airy)
  4. Roll mixture into teaspoon sized balls and place on baking trays.
  5. Press the tops of the ball lightly with a floured fork to flatten slightly.
  6. Bake for 12 – 15 mins until light golden.
  7. Leave to cool on trays for 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
  8. To make the filling, beat the butter,vanilla essence and lemon juice until smooth and creamy.
  9. Slowly add the sifted icing sugar and beat until well combined.
  10. Join biscuit halves together with 1tsp of the filling. Dust with icing sugar to serve

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