PEACE OF MIND

Today was not an easy day. A lot went wrong.
To calm down, I baked.
This time, another easy recipe:

Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 25 g (4 1/2 oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 90 g (3 1/2 oz) demerara sugar
  • 1 organic egg
  • 90 g (3 1/2 oz) plain flour
  • 20 g (3/4 oz) rolled oats
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
  • 100 g (4 oz) good quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
  • Zest of 1 lime
  1. Beat the butter and the sugar until creamy. Mix in the egg.
  2. Mix the flour, rolled oats, baking powder and salt and blend into the dough.
  3. Chop the chocolate coarsely and mix into the dough together with the lime zest.
  4. Shape the dough into a roll 5 cm (2 in) thick and roll it up in greaseproof paper or clingfilm. Put the dough in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180¡C/350¡F/gas 4.
  6. Cut the roll into slices 1 cm (1/2 in) thick and put them on a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper.
  7. Bake the cookies in the centre of the oven for about 10 minutes or until golden.Enjoy!

     

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