"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits


"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits
These are similar to the BN biscuits so well-known in France. They are a sandwich of chocolate filling between two layers of biscuit. Children adore them!
145,793 24.6/5 for 28 ratings
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Last modified on: March 21th 2011

For 25 pieces, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 25 pieces 50 pieces 75 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
52 min.4 hours20 min.5 hours 12 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in a closed metal box.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #1
In a food processor bowl, mix: 100 g caster sugar, 100 g butter, 2 eggs, 250 g flour and a pinch of salt.

Knead on slow speed until the dough is smooth (around 3 or 4 minutes).

Stage 2 - 2 hours
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #2
Shape the dough into a flat cake and wrap in plastic film. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #3
After this resting time, roll out the dough and prick all over with a fork or pastry pricker (pique-vite).

Stage 4 - 5 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #4

Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F).

Cut out circles with a cutter for round biscuits. For rectangular ones, cut strips, then cut these across into rectangles.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #5
Transfer the biscuits to a baking sheet. A metal spatula or slice is handy for this.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #6
Cook until the biscuits are a light golden brown.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #7
Prepare a chocolate ganache with 100 g chocolate and 100 ml cream, let cool until it is quite thick and "pasty" (rather like Nutella chocolate spread).

You can speed this up by standing the base of the pan in cold water and stirring from time to time.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #8
Transfer the ganache into a forcing bag .

Pipe a generous strip of chocolate along the rectangular biscuits.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #9
Then cover with a second biscuit and press lightly so that it is level and sticks.

Ideally the chocolate should show on each side without spilling out. Scrape off any excess with a knife.

Stage 10
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #10
For round biscuits, pipe a circle.

Stage 11
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #11
And as before, place a second biscuit on top and press down lightly.

Stage 12 - 2 hours
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits : Photo of step #12
Assemble all the biscuits like this then refrigerate for a few hours to set the ganache completely.

Your "BN style" biscuits are ready.

Remarks

You can add extra filling if you prefer: 2 strips for the rectangular biscuits or 2 circles for the round ones.

The biscuits used here are rather dry by choice, but use your imagination and try this with richer biscuits (shortbread style) or with a stronger flavour (almonds, oats, etc.).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,986 Kcal or 12,502 Kj41 gr352 gr157 gr
149 %16 %33 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
398 Kcal or 1,666 Kj5 gr47 gr21 gr
20 %2 %4 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
119 Kcal or 498 Kj2 gr14 gr6 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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