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Chocolate filled Romany creams in a black and white metal tin

Tasty Delicious Romany Creams

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Wait time and assembling: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30-35 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Cuisine: South African


These Romany Creams are a classic South African sandwich cookie. Two chocolate coconut biscuits are sandwiched with creamy milk chocolate filling. They’re incredibly good and similar to the Australian Kingston biscuit.
Kingston Cream Biscuits are a famous Aussie icon cookie (known as a biscuit in Australia) made by Arnott’s!


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  1. Cream the butter and sugar till white and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg, oil, and vanilla and beat well.
  3. Mix in the baking powder, cocoa, and coconut.
  4. Add enough flour to form a firm dough.
  5. Pat on a work surface and scrape with a fork.
  6. Cut into shapes and bake at 160°C / 320° F for 20 minutes.
  7. Cool completely and drizzle melted chocolate over or dip half the biscuit in melted chocolate.


Prepared, tried and tested by Feriel Sonday

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