Monday, February 2, 2009

Pinwheel Biscotti


Long back i had tried pinwheel sandwich so i thought of trying the same technique for these biscuits and it came out quiet well this time too and was very delicious and liked by all at home...so thought of sharing this easy recipe with u all...am sure u all will like it as well as enjoy doing this way ...so here it is

Ingredients

2 cup Maida

1 tsp baking powder

1 cup butter softened at room temperature

1 cup sugar(powdered finely)

3 tsp milk powder

3 tsp cocoa powder

2 tsp vanilla essence

1/4 cup Milk

Maida for kneading 

Method

  • Sieve Maida and baking powder and keep aside
  • Beat the sugar and butter with the help of an electric beater till fluffy
  • Add vanilla essence,sifted Maida gradually and mix it well for 3-4 minutes
  • Divide it equally into 2 parts
  • IN one part of the dough add milk powder and enough milk and sprinkle maida if its sticks to ur hand to form a soft dough
  • In another part of the dough add cocoa powder and enough milk and sprinkle  maida if its sticks to ur hand to form a soft dough
  • Take a greased plastic wrap(u can use a cling film) and pat the white colour dough with your hand to get a rectangular shape and cover it with another greased plastic wrap on it and keep aside
  • Similarly repeat the same procedure for the chocolate colour dough
  • Refrigerate both the rolled dough on a plate for 2 hours atleast 
  • Remove the top piece of plastic wrap from both rolled doughs and invert the chocolate dough on top of the vanilla dough,
  • Lift the vanilla dough by the plastic wrap underneath it and snugly roll up both layers into a log, peeling away the plastic wrap as you go. Wrap the log in the plastic and refrigerate it for at least 2 hours
  • Remove it from the refrigerator and take out the plastic wrap from the roll and slice it into 1/4 inch thick slices 
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 10 minutes or till done depending on the oven each one have got. 
  • Cool it on the wire rack and then store it in an air tight container and serve whenever u want to..