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Ingredients

  • 125g/4oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 125g/4oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 75g/3oz Chocolate
  • 150g/5oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Goodall’s Vanilla Essence
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Odlums Baking Powder

To Decorate

  • 125g/4oz Chocolate, melted with 50g/2oz butter
  • Red & Green Sprinkles
  • 3 tablespoons sieved icing sugar mixed with 1 tablespoon of water
  • Lollipop Sticks

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F/Gas 3. Lightly grease and base line a 7”/18cm square tin. Small roasting tin would also do.
  2. Melt the butter and chocolate together over a low heat.
  3. Remove from heat, add the sugar and mix well.
  4. Add vanilla essence and eggs. Beat well.
  5. Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder together and gently stir into chocolate mixture.
  6. Pour into prepared tin and bake for about 40-50 minutes until crispy on top.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  8. Cut into triangles to resemble Christmas Trees. Spread melted chocolate on top and decorate with sprinkles. Drizzle icing on to resemble snow.
  9. Dip lollipop sticks into the melted chocolate and press into base of trees.

 

For more great Christmas Recipes from Odlums try our Classic Christmas Recipes book