- 200g dark chocolate, broken into squares (we like Green & Black's)
Dark chocolate means the shiny, dark-reddish brown treat produced from the cacao bean, theobroma…
- 100g butter, chopped
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 50g light muscovado sugar
- 85g golden caster sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 100g whole pecan
Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…
- 100g plain flour
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…
Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Melt 85g chocolate in the microwave on High for 1 min or over a pan of simmering water.
Beat in the butter, sugars, vanilla and egg until smooth, then stir in three-quarters of both the nuts and remaining chocolate, then the flour and bicarbonate of soda.
Heap 12 spoonfuls, spaced apart, on 2 baking sheets (don’t spread the mixture), then poke in the reserved nuts and chocolate. Bake for 12 mins until firm, then leave to cool on the sheets. Can be stored in a tin for up to 3 days.