🍋GF Lemon Passion Fruit Cookies🍋

Gluten Free Lemon Passion Fruit Cookies
🍋GF Lemon Passion Fruit Cookies🍋
Recipe by @nm_meiyee


1 1/2 cups gluten-free all purpose flour @earthnutri

100g non dairy butter

2 tbsp maple syrup

Zest of 1 lemon

2 tsp lemon juice

Lemon passion fruit curd

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/3 cup passion fruit

1/4 -1/3 cup rice malt syrup (adjust to taste)

3 tbsp cornstarch

2 tbsp coconut cream

1/2 tbsp coconut oil

Pinch of salt

1/2 tsp of turmeric (for colour, optional)

Make the curd:

In a saucepan, combine the lemon juice, passion fruit, rice malt syrup, cornstarch, coconut oil and salt.
Cook on a medium-high heat, with constant stirring, until thickened.
Add coconut cream, turmeric if using and mix until well combined.
Remove from heat.
Set aside.

To make the cookies:

In a stand mixer, cream the butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and maple syrup together.
Add in flour and mix into a dough.
Cover dough with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 15 minutes.

Preheat oven to 320F.
Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper.

Lightly flour work surface and rolling pin.

Roll dough out onto a piece of parchment paper to about 1/4-inch thickness and cut out the dough using a cookie cutter.
Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown at the edges.
Allow cookies to cool completely.

Pipe the curd on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. 

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