Makes about 20.
|¼ cup||Sugar, + 1 Tbsp|
|1 tsp||Baking soda|
|1 tsp||Cream of tartar|
|1 Tbsp||Desiccated coconut, plus extra for rolling|
|1||Egg, lightly beaten|
- Preheat the oven to 160 degC. Lightly grease two oven trays.
- Cream the butter and sugar until light, then add the beaten egg, flour, coconut, baking soda and cream of tartar. Mix well.
- Take tablespoons of the mixture and roll on a board sprinkled with the extra coconut. Make into oval slug shapes. Place on the prepared oven trays and bake for about 20 minutes, until lightly golden and cooked. Cool on a wire rack.
- To prepare the icing, cream the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar, mixing until smooth. Sandwich two slugs together with the mixture and allow to set.