Anna's Chocolate Crinkle Biscuits
Makes about 35 Biscuits
Set fan oven to 170c or 190 normal oven or gas 5
60g Sieved Cocoa Powder 60 /70% (not hot chocolate mix)
200g Caster Sugar
60ml Vegetable Oil
2 x Large Eggs
180g Plain Flour
1 x Teaspoon Baking Powder
Pinch of Salt
Approximately 40g of Icing Sugar
2 x Lined baking trays
1... Mix Cocoa powder, caster sugar, salt and oil together mix well then add the eggs 1 at a time mix until combined and smooth and lump free.
2... In a separate bowl mix the plain flour and baking powder together then add them into the cocoa mixture to form a dough if it is too soft put into the fridge to cool a little. Set the oven to 170c fan.
Tip the icing sugar into a deep sided tub or pudding bowl. Take a teaspoon of dough mix (about 20g) form a ball in your hand and drop them and roll in the icing sugar to completely coat repeat till tray is full allowing a few centimetres between each ball to allow them to spread.
3... Bake in the middle shelf of the oven for 9 to 10 minutes. They will still feel a little soft (like a chocolate brownie) but will firm up as they cool. Leave on tray for 2 minutes then transfer onto cooling rack leave till completely cool store in airtight jar/ container keeps for 2 days.