Napolitaine Food Recipe

For 15 pieces


  1. 250 grams sifted all purpose flour
  2. 175 grams unsalted butter at room temperature
  3. 2 cups icing sugar
  4. Cold water
  5. A drop of pink food colouring


  1. Combine the flour and butter in a bowl
  2. Make a soft dough with your fingertips, if the dough is too dry add a more butter, without overworking it
  3. Refrigerate for 10 minutes, so that the dough can be easily handled
  4. Preheat oven at 1800C
  5. Roll the dough to approximately 1.5 cm thick
  6. Cut circular discs with a 5 cm diameter round cookie cutter
  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and carefully transfer the cookie on the baking sheet (use a knife to transfer)
  8. Bake until they are just light brown and remove from the oven
  9. Allow to cool completely
  10. Take one cookie and add 1 teaspoon of jam (adjust according to taste) and place a second cookie on top of it
  11. Repeat the process for the remaining cookies
  12. Add a drop of the desired food color to the icing sugar and add a a little cold water to make a smooth glaze
  13. Put the cookie sandwich on a baking mesh or wire baking tray
  14. Pour the glazing over the sandwich, any excess will drop though thus ensuring complete glazing
  15. Allow to harden at room temperature