Roll ’em out and use a cookie cutter biscuits

Biscuiteers super chocolatey biscuits
Makes 24-30

275g plain flour
100g self-raising flour
75g good-quality cocoa powder
125g granulated sugar
125g salted butter softened and diced
125g golden syrup
1 large egg lightly beaten

For plain biscuits:
350g plain flour
100g self-raising flour
125g granulated sugar
125g salted butter softened, diced
125g golden syrup
1 large egg

Sift the flours and cocoa together into a mixing bowl, add the sugar and mix well. Add the butter. Using just the tips of your fingers, rub the ingredients together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. When the butter is all mixed in, make a well in the centre and add the syrup and egg. Mix well, drawing in any of the flour left at the side of the bowl and stop as soon as a ball has formed.

If using a food processor, combine the dry ingredients and sugar, blitz with the butter to fine crumbs, then add the other ingredients and pulse to a dough.

Then follow the biscuit basics link and check out the delicious sounding variations including how to make chocolate Bourbons – mmmm!

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