126.Chocolate Biscuits : Glutenfree

The full text of the book published by Hodder and Stoughton, updated.

Ingredients:makes 20 biscuits

1 oz / 25g cocoa powder

5 oz / 150g

gluten-free flour mix

1 oz / 25g ground almonds

3 oz / 75g granulated sugar

3 oz / 75g hard margarine or butter

1 egg


Mix all the dry ingredients together.

Beat the egg before adding with the butter and mix together untila soft dough is produced that sticks into a large ball.

Break the dough into walnut-sized pieces and place on a greasedtray or non-stick baking parchment.

Flatten each lump with the back of a fork dipped in cold water.


Preheated oven

gas mark 4 350°F 180°C

Bake for 12 - 15 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack.


Add chopped nuts or crystallised ginger