The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14669   Message #127536
Posted By: Melodeon
24-Oct-99 - 02:56 PM
Thread Name: Mudcat Cookbook fundraiser-post your recipe
Subject: RE: M'Cat Cookbk fundraiser-POST YOUR RECIPE
This is one of my daughter Elanor's original recipes.

Chocolate and orange biscuit things. ( makes eight biscuits)

Ingredients : 100g of plain flour 100g margarine 50g sugar orange peel grated cooking chocolate Orange buttercream: 50g icing sugar 25g butter/marg the juice of one orange

Method 1. Light oven , Gas 4, 180C . Place the shelf near the top of the oven .Grease a baking tray 2. Sieve flour onto a plate 3. Cream the margarine , sugar and grated orange peel. Stir in flour and mix well. 4. Divide into about 16 pieces , each about the size of a walnut. Place well apart on baking tray . Flatten each with a fork dipped in cold water. Bake for 15 minutes - or until brown but not crisp. 5. When there is about 5 minutes left melt the chocolate either in the microwave or in a bowl over a saucepan half filled with water. 6. When the biscuits are cooked place on wire tray to cool. 7. While they are cooling make the butter cream: sieve the icing sugar into a small basin add the butter and orange juice beat together until smooth and soft. 8. When the biscuits are cool sandwich with the butter cream and cover completely with the melted chocolate.

by elanor grimes

Thy really are delicious and not at all fattening when eaten witha slice of lemon.