Chocolate Orange Biscuits

Yields: 16 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins

These are my husband’s ultimate favourite biscuits, they are a perfect accompaniment for a coffee break!  Absolutely deliciously moreish….!

Ingredients

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Instructions

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  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C/Gas Mark 4 and lightly grease your baking trays to make 15-20 biscuits.
  • Sieve the flour, salt, caster sugar, ginger and bicarbonate of soda into a large mixing bowl, add the chopped chocolate.
  • Heat the syrup, butter and juice of ½ an orange together in a pan on a very low heat with until all the butter has melted. Set aside until it cools slightly.
  • Add the butter mixture to the dry ingredients, add the egg and orange zest and mix thoroughly. Using your hand, mould the dough into 15-20 even sized balls.
  • Place on the baking trays well apart from each other, then flatten slightly with your fingers.
  • Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!

2 Comments

  1. CDS – London & Hertfordshire – I love food and all things food related...food is actually my life, I pretty much think about it constantly, what I last had to eat and what I am going to eat next...when I am not thinking about food, I am watching food related TV programmes (masterchef, masterchef australia, the great british bake off, jamie's 15 minute meals, gordon ramsay kitchen nightmares etc.) Apart from my weird food obsession, I am also a left handed dog lover, who has a weakness for James Dean, shopping and anything radio related!
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    Hello! I have just made these, they are great! How long would you say they will keep for? X

    1. Hi Clare, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the biscuits. They should keep in an air tight container for a week. Thank you for the feedback, Victoria x

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