Rum Raisin Sandwich Cookies

I’m very much inspired and influenced by Japanese style, even though I haven’t been to Japan myself (I’m planning to go in November to visit my best friend!!). I like the sweet, girly and modest style, and how everything looks so *ideal*. This is something I think about while I bake and I consciously try to achieve. This cookie recipe is inspired from one of my Chinese-translated Japanese cookbooks, and it’s very, very delicious! I packed them all and gave them away to a new friend who bought one of my cakes as a thank-you. Because I try not to post recipes from books even if I’ve adapted it, I’ll give you a hint: butter biscuits, rum swiss buttercream and rum-soaked raisins ;) I keep forgetting how insanely good swiss buttercream is- so silky smooth and lacking the grittiness of icing-sugar based buttercream, just smooth, smooth, smooth… yum..

mise en place all prepped

4 comments

  1. Caitlin Shearer

    I stumbled across your blog yesterday and am ever so pleased. It’s all so aesthetically pleasing and looks wonderfully delicious too.
    I look forward to reading your future posts. :)

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