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Light, melt-in-the-mouth biscuits filled with apricot jam and dipped in dark chocolate. Perfect with a cup of tea and we bet you can’t stop at just one!
Makes: 12
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips

 

Ingredients

 

    • 175g butter

 

    • 60g icing sugar

 

    • Grated rind of 1 orange

 

    • 125g plain flour

 

    • 60g cornflour

 

    • 2tbsp apricot jam

 

    • 90g plain chocolate

 

    • Piping bag fitted with 1cm fluted nozzle

 

    • Baking sheet, lined with Bakewell paper

 

 

Method

 

 

    1. Cream the butter and icing sugar with the orange rind until light and fluffy.

 

    1. Sift in the flour and cornflour and beat well.

 

    1. Set the oven to gas mark 4 or 180°C. Put the mixture in the piping bag and pipe 24 fingers, 7.5cm long.

 

    1. Bake for 15 mins. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

 

    1. Sandwich the fingers into pairs with jam.

 

    1. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of hot water. Dip both ends of fingers in chocolate and put on Bakewell paper to set.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

fat 14.0g saturates 9.0g calories 226(kcal)

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.