Espresso Chocolate Cookies

    Espresso Chocolate Cookies


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    About this recipe: A must try cookie for all those who love coffee. These chocolate cookies are very decadent, and get real coffee flavour from ground espresso beans. Can be made with or without the nuts.

    Serves: 18 

    • 85g cooking chocolate
    • 340g plain chocolate, chopped
    • 110g butter
    • 3 eggs
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons finely ground espresso coffee beans
    • 100g plain flour
    • 1/3 teaspoon baking powder
    • 120g chopped walnuts

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:11min  ›  Ready in:26min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays or line them with parchment.
    2. In the top of a double boiler, melt together the cooking chocolate, 1/2 of the chopped plain chocolate and the butter. This can also be done in a microwave on low. Stir occasionally until melted.
    3. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and sugar until thick and light, about 3 minutes. Stir in the ground espresso. Add the chocolate mixture, mix well. Sift together the flour and baking powder, fold into the egg mixture. Carefully fold in the chopped nuts and remaining chopped chocolate.
    4. Drop by spoonfuls 5cm apart onto the prepared baking trays. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies will have a crackled appearance when done. Cool on trays.

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