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Orange Buttercream Filled Jaffa Cakes {Resanki}

Katerina | Diethood
Festive sandwiched Jaffa Cakes filled with Orange Buttercream and covered in shredded coconut.
Servings : 24 servings
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • 4 packages Jaffa Cakes
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup finely shredded coconut


  • Combine butter and shortening in your mixer's bowl and, at low speed, gradually beat in the powdered sugar, orange zest, orange juice and vanilla; beat until blended.
  • Turn the mixer on High and beat for 3 minutes, or until smooth and fluffy.
  • Using a pastry bag or a teaspoon, pipe about a tablespoon size of filling onto half the Jaffa Cakes.
  • Cover with the remaining cookies on top of the filling and lightly press to form sandwiches.
  • Spread the shredded coconut on a shallow plate and roll each cake in the coconut so to cover the sides.
  • Arrange cakes on a serving platter and let stand, lightly covered with a kitchen towel, for 2 hours.
  • Serve.


Calories: 105 kcal | Carbohydrates: 13 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 5 mg | Sodium: 17 mg | Potassium: 15 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin A: 60 IU | Vitamin C: 0.7 mg | Calcium: 3 mg | Iron: 0.2 mg | Net Carbs: 13 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Macedonian
Keyword: easy dessert recipes, jaffa cakes, sandwich cookies