Saturday, 22 December 2012

Cookies : Cocoa Cups With Almonds 可可杏仁曲奇

Cookies : Cocoa Cups With Almonds 可可杏仁曲奇


  Tasty treats for the coming Chinese New Year celebration


225g butter ( softened at room temperature )
280g castor sugar
240g plain flour
210g corn flour
2 eggs ( beaten )
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
50g almond slivers
small paper cups 



1.  Preheat oven at 180 degrees C
2.  Sieve the plain flour, corn flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a large mixing bowl
3.  Add castor sugar to the flour and mix well
4.  Rub in the softened butter and beaten eggs and mix everything together to form a soft dough
5.  Pinch about 10g of the dough and roll between your palms to form a small ball. Place the ball into the paper cup and decorate it with almond slivers.
6.  Continue rolling the remaining dough into small balls and place them into paper cups and decorate them with almonds slivers
7.  Place the filled paper cups onto a baking tray and bake at 180 degrees C for 20 - 25 minutes
8.  Depending on the size of your oven, you may have to bake them in batches

Crunchy and delicious

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