Halwai May 14, 2021

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – all-purpose Flour/Maida
• 1/3 cup – Sugar
• 1/4 cup – Butter
• 1/4 cup – baking soda
• 1 tsp – Honey (optional)
• 1 tsp – baking powder
• 3 tsp – cocoa
• 2 tsp – vanilla essence
• 3 to 4 tbsp – cold Milk
• For filling (Butter icing):
• 1/4 cup – Butter –
• 1/3 cup – icing Sugar
• 1 tsp – cocoa
• Vanilla essence – a few drops

Method:

  1. Beat the butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
  2. Add essence, honey and baking soda. Blend well.
  3. Sieve the flour with cocoa and baking powder.
  4. Mix the flour to the creamed mixture and form a soft dough.
  5. Add cold milk to this dough.
  6. Roll out the prepared dough on a board (You may use some flour for dusting).
  7. Cut into rectangles with a biscuit cutter or a knife to cut.
  8. Prick on top of the cut shapes with a toothpick and sprinkle sugar.
  9. Place on a greased and floured baking tray.
  10. Bake at 355 degrees F for 8-10 minutes.
  11. Cool it for 2 minutes before using the filling.
  12. For the filling:
  13. Mix all the filling ingredients to a smooth paste.
  14. Sandwich the biscuits with this chocolate butter icing.

Recipe courtesy of nithya