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Viennese biscuits

Viennese biscuits

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Total cooking time:

30 min


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 0*



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200g butter
50g icing sugar
200g Loprofin Mix
2 tsp vanilla essence
35g custard powder
1 tsp baking powder



  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C, line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Cream the butter, vanilla, and icing sugar until pale in colour.
  3. Mix in the Loprofin Mix, custard powder and baking powder to form a soft dough.
  4. Now you can pipe out the dough in to circles, or fingers, if you don’t have a piping bag place walnut size pieces of the dough onto the tray and slightly press down the palm of your hand, (make sure you leave a gap in between the biscuits as they will spread when baking).
  5. Bake for 8–10 minutes or until golden brown, allow to cool on the tray.
  6. Once cooled you can eat the biscuits as they are or sandwich 2 together using buttercream.
  7. Store in an airtight tin or freeze the biscuits in a box for up to 3 months.

Chef tips

  • If you want to make chocolate biscuits take out 25g of Loprofin Mix and add 25g of cocoa powder.
  • You can vary the filling and use jam, buttercream or low protein chocolate.


This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.

The Loprofin range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other conditions requiring a low protein diet, and must be used under medical supervision.

* The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual ingredients and product labels.

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens, please contact your healthcare professional.

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