Romany Creams Biscuits


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 egg


▢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?





Carammelle’ offers you everyday fresh, fun and easy recipes. You can find the best quick and easy to make recipes, simple meal planning ideas and cooking techniques.




Article Categories:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *