Melting Moments with Passion fruit Buttercream

Melting Moments with Passion fruit Buttercream

After a very Italian recipe, today I am back with something from my new country.  I have discovered these amazing cookies only recently and I simply adore them.  Melting Moments do really melt in your mouth, the moment you take a bite!  They are similar to shortbread, but they are even more buttery and delicate.  They are often sandwiched together with buttercream and I chose to make mine Passion fruit flavoured.  I love the combination of the sweet cookies and slight tartness of the filling: pure bliss.  These cookies are a classic of Australian cooking and I love to have them with a nice hot cuppa.  Enjoy!…

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