I tried these unassumingly simple to bake and delicious to eat maize biscuits at a friends. I immediately took down her recipe and put maize flour on my grocery list. When my significant half, walked in with double the quantity of maize flour, that was actually mentioned in the list; I knew I had to stop procrastinating and get to baking those delightful biscuits soon. Here goes the recipe…(I have some alterations to it based on my baking experience)
Maize flour – 90 grams
All purpose Flour – 90 grams
Butter – 80 grams
Salt – a pinch
Egg yolk – one
Vanilla essence – 1 teaspoon
Sugar – 70 grams (original recipe says 50 grams. Since I used salted butter, i increased the quantity of the sugar)
Water – 1 teaspoon
Chop the cold butter into chunks and add to it rest of the ingredients.
Mix all the ingredients well, gently breaking the butter with hands and incorporating it into the mixture.
Add water, only if you feel the mixture is not coming together. I mainly used water while I made balls out the mixture to plaster the cracks if any.
Place the balls on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper.
Bake in a preheated over at 180 degree C for 15 minutes (original recipes says 160 degree C for 10 minutes). All depends on individual oven.
Something that really excites all, kids or adult is a warm freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. The buttery crumbly texture as you bite into thick chunks of chocolate, the feeling is absolutely divine! 🙂 Check it out!
Butter – 120 gms
Sugar Powder – 135 gms
Egg – 1 no. (beaten)
All purpuse flour (Maida) – 180 gms
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Chocolate chips – 150 gms (dark / white depending on your choice)
Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
Beat butter until smooth. Now add sugar powder gradually and keep beating.
Add the beaten egg with vanilla essence.
Sieve the flour and baking soda once
Add sieved flour to the butter mixture gradually and mix
Add chocolate chips
The dough that you get should be of slightly thick consistency.
Form balls and flatten slightly
Put them on a greased tray leaving gaps between each dough mix
Bake in a pre heated oven at 180 degree C for 15 minutes