Soft and chewy salted Coca-Cola biscuits

By Food24 |  September 22, 2017
Prep Time

30 mins

Serves

4

Cooking Time

hr 30 mins

Level

Beginner

Ingredients

  • BISCUITS:
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 250ml (1 cup / 180g) treacle sugar
  • 60ml (¼ cup) Coca-Cola
  • 60ml (¼ cup) smooth peanut butter
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) orange juice
  • 5ml (1 tsp) lemon juice
  • 5ml (1 tsp) vanilla essence
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) ground ginger
  • 1.25ml (¼ tsp) ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 310ml (1¼ cup / 156g) cake flour, sifted
  • 60ml (¼ cup / 31g) self-raising flour
  • 20ml (4 tsp) cocoa powder
  • 125ml (½ cup / 75g) salted peanuts
  • 80ml (⅓ cup / 75g) chocolate chips (choc-chips)
  • 16 (35g) salted pretzels
  • MILKSHAKE:
  • 625ml (2½ cups) Coca-Cola
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) sugar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) orange juice
  • 5ml (1 tsp) lemon juice
  • 1.25ml (¼ tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 1.25ml (¼ tsp) ground ginger
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • 750ml (3 cups / 600g) vanilla ice cream
  • 125ml (½ cup) milk
  • chocolate sauce, to decorate

Method

30 mins

  1. For the biscuits, preheat the oven to 180°C and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Combine the butter, treacle sugar, Coca-Cola, peanut butter, orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and egg in a mixer and whisk, 1 minute. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Use 2 tablespoons to spoon out 16 portions, leaving at least 5 cm of space in between each, and slightly flatten each biscuit with your palm. The biscuits do not need to be neatly shaped. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Leave the biscuits on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  3. For the milkshake, combine the Coca-Cola, sugar, orange juice, lemon juice, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in a small saucepan over medium heat and simmer, 15 minutes. Allow to cool. Combine the cooled syrup with the ice cream and milk and blend with a hand blender until smooth. Thin it out with more milk, if desired. Decorate the insides of 4 serving glasses with the chocolate sauce before filling it with the milkshake mixture.
  4. TIP: An ice cream scoop, with a lever, works great to scoop out raw biscuit dough.