Chocolate Orange Christmas Stars

Prep time

10 MINUTES

Total time

20 MINUTES

SERVES

24

Estimated cost per serve
RSP per serve
Estimated gross margin per serve

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    Mix the softened butter and caster sugar together in a large bowl using a spoon. Add the egg yolk and orange zest and stir until mixed.

  2. 2

    Sift together the flour and cocoa and add to the buttery mixture and stir well until all the ingredients are combined and stick together to form a dough.

  3. 3

    Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until quite firm. Roll out the dough on a very well floured surface to about the thickness of a two pence piece. Cut out the dough using a star shaped cutter and place on baking sheets lined with non stick baking paper. Re-roll any off cuts and repeat. Other festive shaped cutters can also be used.

  4. 4

    Bake at 180 °C/160 °C fan/gas mark 4 for about 10 minutes for mini biscuits or until the edges are just beginning to brown. Larger biscuits may take 2-3 minutes more. Allow to cool before decorating. Dust the biscuits lightly with a little icing sugar and finely drizzle with the melted chocolate. Allow the chocolate to set before serving. Can be stored in an airtight container for up to three days.

Ingredients

  • 250 g olive oil, softened
  • 140 g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • 275 g plain flour
  • 25 g Bournville Cocoa
  • 10 g icing sugar
  • 50 g Bournville Dark Chocolate, melted

Nutritional Information

Typical valuesPer Serving
Energy327.0 kJ
Energy78.2 kcal

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