Nut Biscuit Bars

    1 hour 20 min

    A simple, yet delicious traybake, which is easy to make. These triangular biscuits are topped with a sweet hazelnut topping and then dipped in chocolate.

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    Serves: 16 

    • For the Biscuit
    • 300g plain flour
    • 1 level teaspoon baking powder
    • 130g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 130g butter
    • For the Topping
    • 1 jar apricot jam
    • 200g butter
    • 4 tablespoons water
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
    • 400g hazelnuts, ground
    • To Decorate
    • chocolate cake covering, melted

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Work flour, baking powder, sugar, vanilla sugar, eggs and butter into a smooth dough. Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
    2. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface and place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment. Brush with apricot jam.
    3. Slowly heat butter, water, sugar and vanilla sugar in a saucepan and stir in the ground hazelnuts. Allow the mixture to cool slightly and spread on the apricot jam.
    4. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6 and bake for about 20-30 minutes.
    5. Cut the into small squares and then cut them again diagonally. Dip the triangles into the chocolate covering.

    Chocolate cake covering

    Can be substituted for eating chocolate, however, the finish will not be the same.

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