Tuesday 13 May 2008

Chocolate Coconut Frosties


125gm (4oz) butter, cubed and softened
1 cup (125gm/ 4oz) icing sugar, sifted
1 egg
11/4 cups (155gm/ 5 oz) plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 cup(45gm/ 1 1/2 oz) desiccated coconut
1/2 cup (60gm/ 2 oz) chopped walnuts
Shredded or flaked coconut, to decorate

Chocolate Frosting

100 gm (3 1/2 oz) dark chocolate
50 gm (1 3/4 oz) butter
1 tbsp icing sugar


1-preheat the oven to moderate 180 degree C (350F/ Gas 4). Line a baking tray with baking paper. Beat the butter and icing sugar until light and creamy. Add the egg and beat until well combined.
2-Sift the combined flour, baking powder and cocoa into a bowl. Fold into the butter mixture with the coconut and walnuts. The mixture will be very stiff.
3-Place slightly heaped tablespoons of the mixture well apart onto the prepared tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Leave on the tray for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
4-To make the chocolate frosting, melt the chocolate, butter and icing sugar in a small bowl over a pan of simmering water. Leave to cool until the mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.
5-Spread the frosting onto the cooled biscuits and sprinkle with the coconut while the frosting if still wet.

Makes about 20

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  1. Swapna, surely looks yum! Am going to make this minus frosting for my 2 angels! Tks for sharing!! I m drooling ...its a very beautiful pic!!( can you pls let me know the total yield frm this measure, is it 12?) hv a nice day!

  2. Thankyou Purnima....from this measure you will get about 20 cookies.

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  4. wow! these look fantastic...i would like to have some!! :-)

  5. Looks yummy, nice collection



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