Spiced Chocolate Stars

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This Spiced Chocolate Stars biscuit recipe not only looks fantastic but tastes great too, its perfect for Bonfire Night or Christmas Festivities!

44 Portions

Easy 60 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Spiced Chocolate Stars

For the Biscuits:

190 g Plain Flour (7 ½ oz)
75 g Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder
12.5 g Ground Cinnamon (2 ½ tsp)
2.5 g Dr. Oetker Baking Powder (½ tsp)
125 g Dark Brown Sugar (4 ½ oz)
75 g Unsalted Butter (3 oz) melted
1 Large Egg Beaten

For the Decoration:

225 g Dr. Oetker 72% Extra Dark Chocolate or Milk Chocolate (8 oz)
1 g Dr. Oetker Glamour & Sparkle Sprinkles Sprinkle or Decorate as per photo

preparation

Preparation

Spiced Chocolate Stars

Step 1: Spray 3 large baking trays with Cake Release Spray to grease. Sift the flour, cocoa, cinnamon and Baking Powder into a bowl. Stir in the sugar and make a well in the centre.

Step 2: Add the egg and melted butter and gradually combine the wet and dry ingredients together, along with 10-15ml (2-3 tsp) cold water to make a firm dough.

Step 3: Turn on to a lightly floured work surface and knead gently until smooth. Divide into 2 pieces and roll one piece at a time to a thickness of 5mm (1/4inch). Using a 5cm (2inch) star cookie cutter, stamp out 44 stars, re-rolling the dough as necessary.

Step 4: Transfer the stars to the baking trays, spaced a little apart. Prick with a fork and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 5: Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C Fan, Gas Mark 4). Bake for 8-10 minutes until firm. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 6: To decorate, break the Chocolate into a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of barely simmering water to melt. Remove from the heat but keep the Chocolate over the water to prevent it from setting.

Step 7: Spoon approx.1 tsp of the melted Chocolate onto the centre of the star and carefully cover the biscuit with melted Chocolate.

Step 8: Decorate with Glamour and Sparkle Sprinkle Mix before the Chocolate sets. Allow to set completely in a cool place before serving.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Spiced Chocolate Stars

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 322 kJ
77 kcal
1788 kJ
427 kcal
Fat 4.18 g 23.21 g
Carbohydrate 8.03 g 44.59 g
Protein 1.47 g 8.17 g

preparation

Preparation

Spiced Chocolate Stars

Step 1: Spray 3 large baking trays with Cake Release Spray to grease. Sift the flour, cocoa, cinnamon and Baking Powder into a bowl. Stir in the sugar and make a well in the centre.

Step 2: Add the egg and melted butter and gradually combine the wet and dry ingredients together, along with 10-15ml (2-3 tsp) cold water to make a firm dough.

Step 3: Turn on to a lightly floured work surface and knead gently until smooth. Divide into 2 pieces and roll one piece at a time to a thickness of 5mm (1/4inch). Using a 5cm (2inch) star cookie cutter, stamp out 44 stars, re-rolling the dough as necessary.

Step 4: Transfer the stars to the baking trays, spaced a little apart. Prick with a fork and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 5: Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C Fan, Gas Mark 4). Bake for 8-10 minutes until firm. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 6: To decorate, break the Chocolate into a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of barely simmering water to melt. Remove from the heat but keep the Chocolate over the water to prevent it from setting.

Step 7: Spoon approx.1 tsp of the melted Chocolate onto the centre of the star and carefully cover the biscuit with melted Chocolate.

Step 8: Decorate with Glamour and Sparkle Sprinkle Mix before the Chocolate sets. Allow to set completely in a cool place before serving.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Spiced Chocolate Stars

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 322 kJ
77 kcal
1788 kJ
427 kcal
Fat 4.18 g 23.21 g
Carbohydrate 8.03 g 44.59 g
Protein 1.47 g 8.17 g
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