Chocolate and marzipan biscuits
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Chocolate and marzipan biscuits

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  • 28min

Soft, yummy, definitely heaven if you love chocolate delights - hell if you’re trying to lose a few kilos!

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Ingredients

Serves: 24 

  • 60g marzipan
  • 125g margarine or butter
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 185g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 (100g) block of milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon hazelnut puree (optional)

Directions

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:13min  ›  Ready in:28min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Chop the marzipan into small squares; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing the first in before adding the second one.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa so that they are all combined.
  4. Then mix them into the creamed butter, sugar and egg . Mix in the vegetable oil and the milk. Finally add the chopped marzipan and chocolate to the mixture; gently stir to distribute.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a non stick baking tray.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 13 minutes. Leave to cool on a cooling rack before eating.

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Reviews (3)

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"yum" was my daughter's verdict. I used dark chocolate, otherwise I think they would be way too sweet. - 27 Nov 2010

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I totally love it! It even matches my skin tone. - 09 Sep 2013

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Used different ingredients. dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate and left out hazelnut puree. i also baked them a bit longer - 27 Nov 2010

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