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Moon Milk and White Chocolate and Thyme Biscuits

Moon Milk and White Chocolate and Thyme Biscuits

Recipe by: Lwazi Sizwe Dlalisa and Thando Manyoni 
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During this challenge viewers witness the team pivot at a crucial time of the challenge so you can imagine that certain ingredients were not measured due to the style of cooking followed as well as the time crunch. These recipes will require you to be in touch with your inner chef, tasting and checking the biscuits as they bake. Have fun following these recipes, adding your own flare to them!

Lwazi & Thando's Notes

Moon Milk

1 cup almond milk 
1 tsp ground ginger 
2 tbsp honey 
½ tsp cracked black pepper 
6 cardamom pods crushed 
½ tsp nutmeg 
1 cinnamon stick 
1 tsp turmeric

Method:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to seep.  
  2. Once ready to serve, strain the mixture and return to stove to reheat. Serve warm.

White Chocolate and Thyme Biscuits

100g butter, cold 
50g granulated sugar 
50g brown sugar 
80g white chocolate chips 
250g flour 
2 tsp baking powder
1 egg 
1 tsp vanilla 
10ml thyme leaves

Method:

  1. In a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment. Combine the butter and sugars. DO NOT CREAM. Once combined, stop the mixer. 
  2. Add the white chocolate, flour, baking powder, vanilla and thyme. Combine everything. DO NOT OVERMIX. 
  3. Add the egg and mix through. Careful not to overmix at any stage. 
  4. Roll into equal size balls and place in the fridge 
  5. Once the balls are very cold. Bake at 180℃ for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. 
  6. Allow to cool then serve

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