I've joined a new team in my company, and the best way to a new team's heart is through their tummies! I've already brought in some of my mini mudcakes topped with mocha icing, and this is my second goodie to bring in.
- 2 1/4 cups plain flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 large pinch salt
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 100gm unsalted butter
- 1 cup cranberries
- 300gm dark chocolate
- 2/3 cup pistachios
- 1 pinch ground star anise
- Grated zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
MethodPreheat oven to 160 degrees
Coarsely chop 100gm of chocolate and mix with the cranberries and pistachios.
Add the eggs, blending well after each one.
Pour the blended mixture over the flour and mix until just combined.
Add the cranberries, chocolate and pistachios and stir through
Split into 3 balls.
Cut the logs into 1 inch thick pieces with a serrated knife and place on lined baking trays
Transfer to racks and leave to cool.
Chop the remaining chocolate and melt over a double boiler
Enjoy with a nice espresso