Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies

Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies:

These delightful Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies are a testament to the delicate artistry of baking. Each bite offers a symphony of flavors and textures that dance across the palate, leaving a lasting impression of indulgence and satisfaction.

Picture this: two perfectly baked, buttery cookies, tender and crumbly, sandwiched together with a velvety smooth lemon cream filling. The cookies themselves are a marvel of simplicity and sophistication, with a golden hue that hints at the richness within. As you take your first bite, the exterior yields effortlessly to reveal a soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture that is nothing short of divine.

But it’s the lemon cream filling that truly steals the show. Tangy yet sweet, with just the right amount of zesty citrus flavor, it provides the perfect contrast to the buttery richness of the cookies. With each bite, you’re greeted by a burst of lemony freshness that invigorates the senses and leaves you craving more.

These Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies are not just a treat for the taste buds; they’re a feast for the eyes as well. Their delicate appearance, with a hint of powdered sugar dusted on top, is enough to make them irresistible to anyone with a sweet tooth. Whether enjoyed with a cup of tea as an afternoon pick-me-up or served as a elegant dessert at a dinner party, these cookies are sure to impress even the most discerning of palates.

In every aspect, from their flavor to their presentation, these Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies embody the essence of culinary excellence. They’re a celebration of tradition and innovation, a reminder of the simple pleasures that can be found in a well-crafted pastry. So go ahead, indulge yourself in a taste of Poland’s finest culinary delights, and experience the magic of these exquisite lemon sandwich cookies for yourself.

Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup superfine sugar
1 egg yolk, gently beaten, at room temperature
1 cup softened unsalted butter
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 teaspoons lemon juice

For the filling:
4 cups powdered sugar, plus additional for garnish
1/3 cup softened unsalted butter (1/3 cup)
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
Optional: 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions:

1. Make Dough: Cream sugar and softened butter. Add yolk, lemon juice, zest. Mix. Gradually add flour. Chill 30 min.

2. Shape and Bake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut shapes, bake 10-12 min. Cool on racks.

3. Prepare Filling: Beat softened butter until creamy. Add powdered sugar, lemon juice, zest. Mix. Add milk if needed for consistency, 1 tablespoon at a time.

4. Assemble Cookies: Spread filling on bottom of cookie. Top with another cookie to make a sandwich. Dust with powdered sugar.

Serve: Once filling sets, cookies are ready to enjoy.

Whether as a charming addition to your afternoon tea, a sweet treat for friends, or simply a delightful snack, Polish Lemon Sandwich Tea Cookies are sure to bring joy with their delicate flavors and beautiful presentation.

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