Vanilla Filled Chocolate Cookies

Hey so this week I decided to do some interesting biscuits, so here they are.

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Serves: approx 18

 


 

Equipment:

  • Electric mixer with paddle attachment
  • Glass
  • 3 Baking trays lined with grease proof paper
  • Palette knife
  • Wooden spoon
  • Sieve
  • Tea spoon
  • Wire rack
  • 2 mixing bowls

 


 

Ingredients:

  • 165g plain flour
  • 85g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 140g unsalted butter
  •  315g caster sugar, plus a bit more for dipping the glass
  • 1 large egg

 


 

For The Vanilla Filling:

  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 400g icing sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 a tbsp vanilla extract
  • 150g chocolate, melted

 


 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºc, 325ºf, Gas mark 3.
  2.  To make these amazing cookies, sift the flour, cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda and baking powder into a bowl and combine.
  3. Using the free standing electric mixer, mix the butter and sugar together and once they are combined, add the egg.
  4. With the mixer on a low speed, add the dry stuff in gradually until the batter is completely combined.
  5. Using the teaspoon, scoop a blob of chocolate mixture, make it into a ball, place it onto the baking tray and dip the glass in sugar before using it to press down the mixture. * You do this because it prevents the cookies from sticking.
  6. Do this to all of them and then put them in the oven for 10 minutes or until the cookies are firm. and then transfer them onto the wire rack.
  7. To make the filling, using the electric mixer which will have been washed, and mix together the icing sugar, butter and vanilla extract until well combined.
  8. Spread the filling over the base cookies and place another cookie on top.
  9. Pour the chocolate into the bowl and place the wire rack over the top.
  10. Pour the chocolate over the cookies, covering them completely and leave them to set before eating!blog phto 3.jpg

 


 

I hope you have relished this recipe, and the quote, I will see everyone next week for more xxxx

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