Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits


Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits
This is a quick, simple recipe: the chocolate ganache topping and hazelnut sweetcrust pastry can both be prepared in advance.
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Last modified on: March 16th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:BiscuitsHazelnutsChocolateQuickSimple
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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.20 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #1
Prepare 250 g Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée), but use ground hazelnuts instead of almonds.

Note: This can be made way ahead of time.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #2
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Roll out the dough to about 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick. Cut circles with a 2.5 inch (6 cm) cutter.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #3
Arrange the cut biscuits on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #4
Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown but still soft.

Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 5 - 15 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #5
Meanwhile, prepare 150 g Chocolate ganache and leave this to cool as well.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits : Photo of step #6
Add a generous topping of chocolate ganache to each biscuit (a forcing bag is ideal for this).

Leave to set in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before eating.
Remarks
This is an ideal way to use up any leftover sweetcrust pastry you don't know what to do with.

If you are pressed for time, use a good-quality chocolate spread instead of the chocolate ganache.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,521 Kcal or 6,368 Kj25 gr171 gr135 gr
76 %9 %16 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
380 Kcal or 1,591 Kj6 gr43 gr34 gr
19 %2 %4 %5 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
152 Kcal or 636 Kj2 gr17 gr14 gr
8 %1 %2 %2 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 10 pieces : 2.11 €
  • Per piece : 0.21 €

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Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
Source
Home made.
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