Homemade Monte Carlos

Homemade Monte Carlos


Servings 24
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Medium

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  • 185 g Butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Caster Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1.25 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • Filling
  • 60 g Butter
  • 3/4 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Milk
  • Raspberry Jam

Nutrition Information

Qty per
13g serve
Qty per
Energy 52.891666666667kcalcal 419.22060766182kcalcal
Protein 0.17708333333333gg 1.4035667107001gg
Fat (total) 5.34375gg 42.354689564069gg
 - saturated 1gg 7.9260237780713gg
Carbohydrate 1.470625gg 11.656208718626gg
 - sugars 1.0435416666667gg 8.2711360634082gg
Dietary Fibre 0.82291666666667gg 6.5224570673712gg
Sodium 83.46125mgmg 661.51585204756mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Egg, Milk, Raspberry jam

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.


Homemade Monte Carlos beat shop-bought ones any day! Fun, easy to make and taste delightful.

You can make them for any occasion!


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat well.

  3. Sift the dry ingredients well and fold into mixture.

  4. Roll teaspoons of the mixture into balls and place on a lightly greased baking tray, press down lightly with a fork.

  5. Try and keep all the biscuits a uniform size.

  6. Bake at 180 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes or until golden.

  7. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

  8. Cream the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy.

  9. Add the vanilla and gradually add the milk and beat well.

  10. To assemble the biscuits, put a teaspoon of jam in the centre of the bottom half of one biscuit and a teaspoon of the cream on the other.

  11. Sandwich together with a slight twist.

  12. Keep in an airtight container for up to five days.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Monte Carlos is not suitable for freezing.
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