Romany Creams Biscuits: A Delicious South African Treat
Romany Creams Biscuits are a popular South African treat that are loved by people of all ages. These delicious biscuits are made using a combination of coconut, chocolate, and creamy butter, which gives them a rich, melt-in-your-mouth texture. If you’re looking for a new and exciting baking project, then Romany Creams Biscuits are definitely worth trying.
➔ Ingredients needed :
▢500 grams of butter ( room temperature )
▢1 cup of caster sugar
▢1/4 cup of icing sugar
▢1/4 cup of oil
▢1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
▢4 cups of cake flour
▢1 tsp baking powder
▢125 grams of cocoa powder
▢2 cups of medium dessicated coconut .
▢450 grams plain chocolate, melted in a bowl in a microwave for 2 minutes.
➔ Method :
In a large bowl w with electric mixer, butter, oil, icing sugar and caster sugar till light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes .
Next , add the egg and vanilla essence and mix for a minute – now add all the dry ingredients and mix by hand to form a soft dough.
Cling wrap and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
Preheat oven to 180°C. Roll out dough on a well floured surface and ensure that your rolling pin is floured as well or simply place some cling film or wax paper over dough and roll out .
Take a fork and run lightly over dough , scraping to form the rugged look .
Cut out shapes with cookie cutter and place on greased baking sheet , bake for 12 to 15 minutes .
When cooled turn the biscuits up side down , so if you baked 50 biscuits , only turn around 25 biscuits .
Allow the melted chocolate to cool down for 10 to 15 minutes.
Spoon the chocolate on top of the biscuit and wait for the chocolate to half set a bit before lightly placing the top biscuit . Press gently .
Allow Chocolate to set and pack away in a air tight container till ready to serve …
➔ Tips :
1- Make a strawberry infused Romany cream biscuit by adding Strawberry lindt chocolate
2- I also adjusted the recipe to make a larger amount of biscuits.
3- The amount also depends on the size of your cookie cutter as well .
Serve and enjoy!
Romany Creams Biscuits are a wonderful treat to make at home and are perfect for sharing with friends and family. They can be enjoyed on their own, with a cup of tea or coffee, or as a dessert with a scoop of ice cream. They also make great gifts for special occasions and are sure to impress anyone who tries them.
➔ In conclusion, Romany Creams Biscuits are a delicious South African treat that everyone should try at least once. They are easy to make and require only a few simple ingredients, making them a great project for novice bakers. So why not give them a go and experience the rich, creamy, and chocolatey goodness for yourself?
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