• 100g butter
  • 25g icing sugar
  • 100g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 2 drops vanilla extract
  • 150g dark chocolate, melted


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas mark 5. Cream the butter with the icing sugar until fluffy, then beat in the flour, baking powder and vanilla extract.

  2. 2

    Spoon into a piping bag with a large star nozzle and pipe into 6cm fingers, spaced apart, on 2 baking trays lined with baking parchment. Chill for 30 minutes.

  3. 3

    Bake for 12 minutes then cool completely on a wire rack. Dip the ends into the chocolate and leave to set on the baking parchment.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 293kj 70kcal 4%
  • Fat 4.9g 7%
  • Saturates 3.0g 15%
  • Sugars 3.0g 3%
  • Salt 0.01g <1%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 2437kj/582kcal

Each serving provides

5.6g carbohydrate 0.5g fibre 0.7g protein

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