How to make Lemon Sandwich Cookies -

The cookies themselves are soft and crumbly, the flavour is lemony but not sour, its sweetness is refined not over the top and the filling is a lemon cream cheese frosting that adds a rich creaminess to the ensemble

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Lemon Sandwich Cookies

Lemon Sandwich Cookies Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Lemon Sandwich Cookies Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon zest grated 1 tablespoon

  • Egg 1

  • Egg yolk 1

  • Castor sugar 1/3 cup

  • Icing sugar 1/2 cup + for dusting

  • Cornflour 3 tablespoons

  • Filling

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Icing sugar 1/4 cup

  • Cream cheese 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Lemon zest grated 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180˚ C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2

Break the egg into a bowl, add egg yolk and butter and beat together with an electric beater till light and fluffy.

Step 3

Add castor sugar and beat again. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and icing sugar and beat again.

Step 4

Add flour and cornflour and fold in till well combined.

Step 5

Fill the batter into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe out round rossetes on the prepared baking tray.

Step 6

Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove the tray from the oven and set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Step 7

To make the filling take butter in another bowl. Add icing sugar, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest and whisk well. Fill this mixture into another piping bag and snip off its point.

Step 8

Pipe this over the bottom side of half the cookies and cover them with the remaining cookies.

Step 9

Place these cookies on a serving platter, dust icing sugar over them through a sieve and serve.

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