Chocolate Melting Moments ***

Chocolate Melting Moments ***

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  • Cookies

  • 1

    cup butter, at room temperature

  • cup of icing sugar

  • 1⅓

    cup of all-purpose flour

  • cup cornstarch

  • ½

    cup of unsweetened, cocoa powder

  • Filling

  • 3

    tbsp of butter, at room temperature

  • cup of icing sugar, sifted

  • ¼

    tsp of pure vanilla extract

  • Extra icing sugar for dipping fork


1-Pre-heat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with baking paper. Set aside. 2-Use an electric mixer to combine the butter and 2/3 cup of icing sugar in a large bowl until pale and fluffy. 3-Sift together the plain flour, cornstarch and cocoa powder together into a separate bowl. Add half of the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat on low speed until just combined. 4-Repeat with the remaining flour mixture until just combined. 5-Roll heaped teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on the lined trays about 1 1/2" apart. 6-Dip the end of a fork into extra icing sugar and press down lightly on top of each ball to flatten it to a disc. 7-Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with remaining dough. 8-To make the icing filling, use electric mixer to beat the butter, icing sugar and vanilla essence in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Spread 3/4 tsp of the icing over the base of half of the biscuits. Gently sandwich together with the remaining biscuits.


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