Lemon Diamonds

Dough ingredients:

  • 250 grams flour
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 75 grams butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of baking ammonia mixed with lemon juice (substitute the mix with baking powder)

Dough steps:

  • split the dough in three pieces.
  • roll each piece into a thin layer
  • bake the sheets one at a time on the bottom of the tray. The sheets stay white when they’re done. Chill the dough for 3-4 hours before baking.

Cream ingredients:

  • 500 ml of lukewarm milk
  • 3 hipped flour tablespoons
  • lemon zest
  • 200 grams butter at room temperature.
  • 200 grams powdered sugar
  • juice from 2 lemons.

Cream steps:

  • mix the milk, flour and lemon zest thoroughly, then simmer on the stove, stir until the mix thickens. Chill the mix.
  • meantime cream the butter with the powdered sugar until a foam is made.
  • add one spoon at a time into the chilled mix.
  • add the lemon juice.
  • lay one sheet on a tray, pour half the cream, lay the second sheet on top of the cream, pour the rest of the cream, lay the last sheet on top
  • chill it for 2-3 hours
  • sprinkle with powdered sugar