Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
16th - 22nd
October 2017

Chocolate and Vanilla Melting Moments

Party Food
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Cooking time: 
15-30 minutes
Serves: 
8
Preparation time: 
15-30 minutes
Tags: 
Ingredients: 
  • 350g Unsalted Butter
  • 80g Billington’s Golden Icing sugar
  • 300g Wholemeal Plain flour
  • 50g cornflour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract

For Filling:

  • 250g mascarpone
  • 30g Billington’s Golden Icing sugar
  • 25g Dark Chocolate Flavour Cake Covering
  • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
Equipment: 
  • Pyrex Non-Stick Baking Trays
  • 2 x Piping Bag
  • Star Nozzle
Method: 
  • Heat the oven to 180°C (350°F Gas 4)

For the biscuits:

  • Cream the butter and icing sugar together in a bowl until the mixture turns white and fluffy
  • Add the flour, corn flour and Vanilla Extract, mix well and divide the mixture into two.
  • Add the cocoa powder to one half (if a little dry add a sprinkle of water)
  • Spoon each mixture into 2 separate piping bags. Using the star nozzle, pipe small rounds (around 2-3 cm wide) onto the baking tray
  • Bake for 15 –20 minutes then leave to cool on a wire rack

For the Filling:

  • Cream the mascarpone together with the icing sugar and divide mixture into two
  • Melt the chocolate (either in the microwave or in a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water) and add to half of the mascarpone mixture
  • Sandwich the biscuits together with a spoonful of mascarpone mix - vanilla biscuits with a chocolate filling and chocolate biscuits with a vanilla filling
  • Finish with a dusting of icing sugar