1. Dear Heather. Still not registered in Australia, so screw you.
2. I've been baking Chocolate Biscuits!
3/4 Cup Caster Sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 Cups Plain Flour
1/4 cup cocoa
Preheat oven to 180 C
Beat Sugar, Butter & Essence until light, and creamy
Beat in the egg
Sift the Flour and Cocoa over the top and stir in with a wooden spoon.
Once it's all mixed in nicely, you've got options.
You could roll it out and cut it or, if you're like me and don't have a cookie cutter. (plans to remedy that, btw) Roll the mixture into balls like so:
Sorry, couldn't help myself there… teehee
Ahem, they'll wind up like this:
I'm in the process of experimenting with different icings to put on to make "sandwiches" out of them. I tried to do a turkish delight version last night, but Rosewater essence doesn't work for that, unfortunately. I'm thinking maybe orange? But they're really nice as is too.
TFC – I haven't tried brown sugar in these – let me know if it's worthwhile 😉