Flake Biscuits

Flake Biscuits

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I originally saw these floating around on instagram and immediately thought OMG BEST IDEA EVER! My mum’s all time favourite chocolate bar is Cadbury Flake and I just knew she would be all over these. I actually made them a few weeks ago for Eid and they went down a treat with everyone! They are the same size and shape as a flake so perfect for dunking or sharing. Not only do they look like Flakes but they also have crushed flake in them, a somewhat unusual addition to a soft biscuit dough! A quick google search showed me a vague recipe that I tried to quantify for you guys.

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Serves 18-20

250g butter, room temperature (salted or unsalted is fine)

200g icing sugar, sifted

1 large egg

2 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted

3 crumbled cadbury flake bars (plus a couple more, if you wish to decorate with them)

400g plain flour

1. Heat an oven to 160FAN and line a couple of baking trays with greaseproof paper. Beat the butter and icing sugar together until almost white and very fluffy.

2. Add the egg and mix.

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3. Add the cocoa powder and mix until combined.

4. Add the crumbled flake and follow with the flour until you get a soft dough.

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5. Once all the flour is combined into a dough, roll the ball of dough in between two layers of parchment/baking/greaseproof paper until roughly the thickness of a flake bar. Cut into rectangles using a flake bar as a guide. You may want to cut them a little slimmer than the flake as they spread a little in the oven. Make lines across the top with a fork (see image above).

6. Bake for about 12-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and drizzle with melted chocolate. You can then sprinkle more crushed flake over the top, if you wish.

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These keep in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

 

 

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