- 120 g all-purpose flour
- 70 g cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
- 1 pinch salt
- 260 g chocolate couverture, (60 g melted + 200 g finely chopped)
- 120 g butter, at room temperature
- 140 g brown sugar
- 50 g granulated sugar
- 1 egg, medium
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
- milk, optional, to serve
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
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- Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
- In a bowl mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and the finely chopped chocolate couverture, using a wooden spoon.
- In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the melted chocolate couverture, the brown sugar, the granulated sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed for 4-5 minutes, until the butter is fluffy.
- Add the egg, the yolk, the vanilla extract, and beat for a few seconds until the mixture is homogenized.
- Remove the bowl from the mixer and add the mixture of the solid ingredients into the bowl. Mix with a spatula until there is a uniform dough.
- Shape into round cookies, 40 g each, and lightly press their center with your hand so to make them wider.
- Transfer the cookies to a baking pan lined with parchment paper, and place them one next to the other by leaving a gap between them, as they will spread while baking.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes.
- Remove the baking pan from the oven and let the cookies thicken completely, onto a rack, for about 30 minutes. When you remove the cookies from the oven, they will be very soft but they will thicken while cooling.
- Serve, optionally, with milk.
Store in jars or bowls by sealing them airtight with plastic wrap.
Preserve them for 5 days at room temperature.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.
*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by