Soft chocolate cookies...

I love a good cookie and those chocolate cookies turned out to become one of my favourite ones! They are simply delicious alone or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. They are soft in the middle and have a thin, crunchy "skin" on the outside. They are very chocolaty, but not too sweet, not sickly sweet as some chocolate baking creations can be. Perfect treat with a cup of strong coffee. 

This simple recipe caught my eye straight away, the moment I saw it in Neven Maguire's new cookbook "Fast". Recipe was very easy to follow and I made them in no time at all. I've changed the recipe ever so slightly to suit our vegan diet.

How to make it...

- 150 g vegan dark chocolate
- 120 g vegan unsalted butter (like Flora)
- 200 g caster sugar
- 3 flax eggs (3 tablespoon ground flax seeds with 9 tablespoon water, whisk together until thick and frothy)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 250 g plain flour
- 25 g cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


- Preheat the oven to 180 C. Line 2 large baking sheets.
- Melt the chocolate and the butter in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water.
- Remove from the heat and leave to cool slightly. 
- In the meantime whisk the sugar, flax eggs and vanilla extract for about 3-4 minutes, until light, fluffy.
- Fold in the melted chocolate into the egg mixture.
- Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl and fold into the chocolate mixture. 
- Place heaped tablespoons of the dough onto the line baking sheets. 
- Bake for about 10-12 minutes, until well risen and just set. 
- Remove from the oven and leave to cool for a couple of minutes before removing from the tray. 
- Serve warm or cold.


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  1. Replies
    1. Dziekuje, bardzo mi sie podoba efekt koncowy - taki popekany, marmurkowy wyglad :)
      Pozdrawiam, Anula

  2. Replies
    1. Dzieki! :) Pyszne, BARDZO czekoladowe i nie za slodkie!
      Pozdrawiam, Anula.

  3. Mmm, wyglądają niesamowicie kusząco :)

    1. Dziekuje - a jak pachna smakowicie! :)
      Pozdrawiam, Anula.

  4. These cakey chocolate cookies look marvelous!

    1. Thank you! They do look rather pretty :)
      Pozdrawiam, Anula.


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