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Chocolate mint kisses

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Serves 10
Serves 10

About the bake

Delightfully tasty, this recipe is great to make on a Sunday afternoon. Serve with traditional english tea in fine china.

8 ingredients7 steps


    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4).

    2. Step 2

      Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until light and creamy.

    3. Step 3

      Add the flour and drinking chocolate or cocoa powder, to make a soft dough. Bring the dough together with your hands then roll into about 20 balls.

    4. Step 4

      Place the balls of dough onto 2 ungreased baking trays, allowing room for them to spread when baked. Flatten each slightly with a fork.

    5. Step 5

      Bake the biscuits for 10 minutes. Then leave to cool on the tray.

    6. Step 6

      While the biscuits cool, beat the butter and icing sugar together until smooth and creamy. Adding a drop of boiling water if necessary.

    7. Step 7

      Colour with green food colouring and add a few drops of peppermint extract. Spread the icing on top of 10 biscuits and sandwich together with the other 10. Store in a cake tin for 1 week.


    • For the biscuits

      • 100gButter (unsalted) (softened) 
      • 50gBillington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar 
      • 2 tbspCocoa powder 
      • 150gAllinson's Self Raising Flour 
    • For the filling

      • 50gButter (unsalted) 
      • 200gSilver Spoon Icing sugar 
      • Green food colouring (a few drops) 
      • Peppermint extract (2-3 drops to taste) 

    Nutritional information per 48g serving

    • Energy 270cal
    • Fat 13g
    • of which Saturates 8g
    • Carbohydrates 36g
    • of which Sugars 25g
    • Protein 1.8g
    • Salt 0.14g

    5 Baker Ratings

    Needs an egg
    Very grainy and chalky otherwise

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