Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

A real old favourite from the UK, this biscuit was created in 1910 by the Peek Freans biscuit company. It is basically two chocolate biscuits sandwiched together with a chocolate flavoured cream filling and this recipe attempts to replicate the biscuit greenchronicle.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and cocoa.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy and beat in syrup.
  3. Stir in half of the flour mixture.
  4. Turn dough on to working surface and knead in remaining flour mixture.
  5. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness.
  6. Sprinkle top with granulated sugar and press in with rolling pin.
  7. Cut dough into neat fingers (approx. 1 x 2 1/2 inches).
  8. Lift on to greased baking sheet.
  9. Prick each biscuit 2 or 3 times with a fork.
  10. Bake at 325oF/160oC/gas mark 3 for 15-20 minutes.
  11. Cool.
  12. Beat all remaining ingredients for filling together.
  13. Sandwich biscuits together in pairs.