Coffee-Chocolate Biscuit

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Ready to serve slices of Biscuits

Ample varieties of biscuits are available in the market now. But in my child hood days only 4-5 varieties of them were available and the most popular being the Glucose, arraroat, tiny small biscuits and the ‘animal’ biscuits. Ofcourse all these are available even now and in addition to these i think over 200 varieties as well.

I would like to put up a recipe here which i watched on a T.V. show a few years back (I can’t recall the name) and have also prepared a number of times. It has marie biscuit as a main ingredient. On preparing and ultimately tasting the same, I realized just how awesome it was. It is very simple and can be prepared beforehand and is worth giving a shot at if you are hosting parties at home.

I have used Britania Marie biscuits for this dish.

What you need to have:

– Branded Marie Biscuits – 15-16

– Instant coffee sachets(2) – 10 grams each

– Sugar as per taste

– Unsalted Butter 50 grams

– Chocolate powder 2-3 teaspoons

– Double toned milk(or any) – 3-4 teaspoons

Ingredients of the dish

Ingredients of the dish

What you do with what you have:

1. Powder sugar in mixer and just lukewarm milk so that instant coffee, powdered sugar can be dissolved to bring it to somewhat liquid form. (not too watery)

2. Dip the Biscuits in the liquid from step 1 and place it one above the other as shown in the image below on a aluminum foil.

Biscuits dipped in instant coffee

Biscuits dipped in instant coffeee and stalked one above the other

3. Blend chocolate powder, butter, sugar powder  to a fine paste and push the mix in the fridge for around 5 minutes if the mix turns too  watery on blending.

4. Apply the mix to the stalked biscuit roll on all the sides and push the roll in the refregerator in the deep freezer for about 2-3 hours.  Shift it to the lower shelf for around 25-30 minutes.  The reason being that by then the roll will be right enough to cut.

4. Cut the roll in an angle in such a way to get the shape as shown in the image below with layers of coffee in between and chocolate on the edges.

The biscuit roll being cut

Enjoy it with even tea in the evenings. You may also offer it at tea parties and birthday parties. Kids will enjoy it the most !

Ready to serve slices of Biscuits

Ready to serve slices of Biscuits

What to remember:

1. Sugar has to added in required quantity. If less, due to bitterness of both choclate powder and instant coffee, the end product will be too bitter.

2. Blend sugarpowder with butter and push it in the fridge for around 5 minutes so that it will be easier to apply to the roll thoroughly. If the roll is cut immediately  on being done  from the freezer, then it tends to break and will not gain proper shape.

How long it takes: 30 minutes (other than deep freezing time of 3 hours)

Number of servings: 3-4 people


9 thoughts on “Coffee-Chocolate Biscuit

    seema said:
    May 8, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    recipe looks good….but can u please explain how to cut them???? I was wondering how to cut the stack inorder to get the perfect biscuits as in the picture!

    seema said:
    May 8, 2008 at 6:12 pm


    recipe looks good…but can you please explain how to cut the stack of biscuits to get the perfect ones as in the picture? How do we cut the stack…sideways or ???? please do explain.

    prathibalrao responded:
    May 11, 2008 at 4:56 pm

    Hi Seema,

    I will put up the particular picture of cutting the stalk of Biscuits latest in a week’s time.

    Seema said:
    May 12, 2008 at 11:22 am

    Hi Prathiba,

    Thanks….will wait for the pictures.

    Kshama Bharadwaj said:
    June 3, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    Hi Pratibha aunty..
    Me n my sis-in-Law(Anjali) tried Junka n Jwari roti for dinner today.It came out well..Since we were very hungry,we ate it off n forgot to take the pictures.Tomorrow we ill try “Coffee-Chocolate biscuits” and probably we’ll send u the pictures.

    prathibalrao responded:
    June 4, 2008 at 1:11 am

    Hi Kshama,

    Thanx 4 ur comments. Comments is an encouragement to me . Do try out some more and lemme know if u r free.

    Amrita said:
    June 13, 2008 at 6:59 pm

    This is amazing…can’t wait to try it!

    Anjali said:
    July 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm

    Hi Pratibha aunty,
    We tried it at home. Very simple to prepare, everybody liked it at home as well as at workplace. Special thanks from Kshama too.
    Many Thanks!

    prathibalrao responded:
    July 5, 2008 at 8:49 am

    Hi Anjali,
    Thanks for your comments.

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