Chocolate Biscuits // Vegan for V-Day

>> Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Think those Black Pepper + Basil Biscuits look good?

It gets better . . .

Perfect for Valentine's Day breakfast!

What you'll need . . .
  • 2-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup pure cane sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup soy or almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method . . .
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet or line with parchment.
  2. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Then pour in the wet ingredients and mix until dough forms. Knead a few times until everything is moistened. 
  4. If dough is too wet/sticky, add more flour 1 tablespoon at a time. Sometimes measurements don't work perfectly, especially this time of year. It all depends on your flour (I used King Arthur), cocoa powder (I used Nestle), and the humidity.
  5. Lightly flour a work surface (or use a layer of plastic wrap above/below dough) and roll with a pin or flatten with your palm the dough until it is around 1 inch thick. 
  6. Using a round cookie cutter (I used a Ball jar lid ring), cut dough into 12 biscuits.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until biscuits are lightly browned. Be careful not to over-bake or they will get dry.
  8. Let cool a few minutes before serving warm.

Have I convinced you to bake biscuits yet?

Or perhaps another one of our many Valentine's Day recipes?


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