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Digestive Cakes

March 28, 2013

What If?

I was once told that great minds ask questions and when it comes to cooking I ask myself questions all the time.  For example… Can black bananas be used as an alternative for mushy peas?  Can carrots become chips? And… What if there was a cake made out of digestives rather than cornflakes?  I asked myself this very question before I made my digestive beauties.  The turned out to be really nice.  This is definitely something I could develop, but I would recommend this to those of you who want an extra treat using left over digestive biscuits from cheesecake making.



125g butter, 125g sugar, 2 eggs, 150g digestive biscuits (crushed), 50g self – raising  flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda.



1. Beat the butter and the sugar together until creamy.
2. Beat in the eggs beating well after each addition.
3. Pour 125g of the biscuits into the mixture.
4. Sift in the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
5. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
6. Divide into muffin or cupcake cases in a tin.
7. Sprinkle the remaining crushed digestives on top.
8. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes depending on the size at 180 degrees C.
9. The cakes are done when browned and firm to the touch. Leave to cool for 10 minutes before serving.



From → Baking, Snacks

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