Here is this month's Simple Bake and I must warn you : they are too good ! Andrea told me not to make them again !!! The best part is that they are extremely easy to bake so even if you do not have lots of time you can enjoy them !
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Makes 2 dozen
115g unsalted butter, softened
200g caster sugar (superfine)
Grated zest of 1 orange (2 to 3 tsp)
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g plain flour
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
¼ baking powder
¼ tsp salt
225g white chocolate chips (milk or dark chocolate)
Preheat the oven to 190oC/170oC fan oven/375oF/Gas mark 5.
Beat the butter and sugar. Add the egg, orange zest and vanilla extract.Sift together the dry ingredients.
Stir the dry ingredients and chocolate chips into the butter mixture and combine.
Roll into balls. Use your fingers to flatten onto a non-stick baking sheet 5cm/2in apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool for five minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.
When cool, store in an airtight container for up to four to five days.