Chocolate Almond Crunch
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Peeled almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soda bicarbonate||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ghee||100 Gram (clarified butter)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla essence||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
1 Preheat the oven to 350F.
2 In a bowl, sift the flour, soda bicarbonate, cream of tartar, cocoa and salt.
3 In another bowl, beat the butter and sugar for 10 minutes.
4 Add in the milk and vanilla essence and beat again.
5 Mix in the dry sifted ingredients.
6 If the mixture is too soft, place in the refrigerator and chill.
7 Divide the dough into even sized small round balls.
8 Gently press them with the floured bottom of a glass.
9 Brush them with a little milk.
10 Sprinkle coarsely ground almonds over them.
11 Lightly press again with the bottom of a glass.
12 Place in a baking dish.
13 Bake in a moderately hot oven for 10 minutes.
14 Cool and store in an airtight tin.
15 Serve as a tea time snack.