Double chocolate shortbreads

Double chocolate shortbreads

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(93 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins


Makes 10
You're only five ingredients away from a double chocolate melt-in-your-mouth delight

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per shortbread

  • kcal290
  • fat18g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.22g
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  • 175g butter, softened



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 100g chocolate chips, milk or dark


  1. Mix the butter and sugar together with a wooden spoon. Stir in the flour and cocoa, followed by the chocolate chips – you’ll probably need to mix it together with your hands at this stage. Halve the dough and roll each piece into a log about 5cm thick. Wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hr or for several days. Can be frozen for up to 1 month.

  2. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Slice logs into 1cm-thick rounds, transfer to a baking tray lined with baking parchment and bake for 10-12 mins. Cool on the tray.

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23rd Jul, 2013
Great recipe, easy to make and tastes delicious.
12th Jun, 2013
These were easy to make, but I wasn't that impressed with the final result, just not very tasty.
20th May, 2013
super easy to make and really delicious I made these as a rehearsal batch for my daughter's bday party and her verdict: they're perfect! :) We still have one roll in the freezer and everyone's looking forward to them! thanks for a great recipe to make little kids and parents happy!
19th May, 2013
Delicious! The mix was quite crumbly but it cooked out fine after cooling.
19th May, 2013
Delicious! The mix was quite crumbly but it cooked out fine after cooling.
15th May, 2013
lovely recipe, tasted great, very easy to make, although did have to cook for almost 20 minutes.
9th Mar, 2013
Very easy and tastes great! I made my improvisation- added cinnamon in stead of coco powder. Result was really tasteful!
7th Mar, 2013
In oven looking good. Firmed dough up on fridge overnight...... Almost impossible to cut without it being reduced to rubble! Maybe a short stay in fridge next time!!
10th Feb, 2013
These are so easy - lovely choccie treat with a cuppa. Best to make two batches and freeze one. That way you can lift one out of the freezer and have freshly baked biscuits in 5 mins after a long day at work! Would have 5 stars, if only for fact that can be a bit soft. (But still awesome).
25th Jan, 2013
I love these biscuits, I always make them when family come to stay and they never last very long! So easy to make as well and I love that you can keep the dough uncooked in the fridge/freezer ready for those biscuit emergencies!!


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