Ingredient: cocoa powder

Danish “Fastelavnsboller”

Old school danish buns served at carnival, which is held on the day leading up till lent. It is a bun filled with custard.

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Danish "Fastelavnsboller"
Old school danish buns served at carnival, which is held on the day leading up till lent. It is a bun filled with custard.
Course Baked Goods, Buns
Cuisine Danish, Holiday Food
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
buns
Ingredients
Custard Filling
Dough for the buns
Frosting
Course Baked Goods, Buns
Cuisine Danish, Holiday Food
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
buns
Ingredients
Custard Filling
Dough for the buns
Frosting
Instructions
Custard filling
  1. Milk, cream, sugar and vanilla to the boil and remove from heat.
  2. Wip eggs and cornstarch together.
  3. Mix the egg mixture and milk mixture into the pan and bring to the boil again and remove from heat.
  4. Set the filling aside to cool while you make the dough.
Dough for the buns
  1. Heat the milk until it is warm and melt the butter in milk.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in the milk and butter.
  3. Add the eggs. Then add the sugar and flour a little at a time until you have a dough that looks like ordinary dough.
  4. Knead it.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200 C
Assembling and baking
  1. Roll out the dough and cut squares out of the dough.
  2. Roll out the dough and cut squares out of the dough. Place a teaspoon of the filling in the middle of the dough square
  3. Fold the corners into the filling so ends is under the ball. It is a bit like making dumplings. Put the bun on baking tray (with baking paper) with the gathered ends under it.
  4. Put the bowl on baking tray (with baking paper).
  5. Leave to rise for the 20-30 min
  6. Bake the buns for 20-30 minutes at 200 C.
Frosting
  1. Start with icing sugar and cocoa and pour a little water at a time until you have a reasonable thickness glaze
  2. Frost each bun once they have cooked a bit from the oven. Or you will have frosting all over.
  3. Leave the buns to cool before eating them.

Suicidal telepathic chocolate cookies

This is the best chocolate cookies ever!

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Chocolate-chipped cookies
Large super-chocolatey chocolate chipped cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings
cookies
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings
cookies
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Turn on the oven at 170 C.
  2. Melt the chocolate
  3. Mix flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda into a bowl.
  4. Mix sugar and butter together in another bowl. I use a hand-mixer for this because I am lazy. Sir in the melted chocolate.
  5. Mix eggs and vanilla together in a third bowl (yes this is messy). Add the flour-mix and your chips/nuts.
  6. Make 12 balls and sit them on a baking tray (with paper) with a good wide space in between them. Do not press them down.
  7. Bake the cookies for 18 min (use a stick or a fork to test them - they are done when the fork comes out clean)
  8. Let them cool off for a few minutes on the tray before moving them to a wire rack.
Recipe Notes

Source: Nigella