Red Velvet Crinkles

IMG_4295A few months ago I discovered foodgawker, what a amazing site/app. I’m so additive it not funny! It a really great platform to discover new recipes.  One the first receipts that caught my eye was crinkle cookies. I have never heard or see anything like these on this side of the pond. So when I saw Red Velvet Crinkles by Bake Happy, I new I had a winner. This are fudge-like, chewy cookies and really do draw people in! I bakes these for a bake sale a while ago and so popular. I make few minor modification to the recipes as I did not vinegar (only malt vinegar) so I used lemon juice and  vanilla bean paste but extract is fine, whichever you prefer.IMG_4255

Ingredients-Makes approx 40 (depending on there size)

  • 280g/2 cups plain flour
  • 30g cocoa power
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 78ml/1/3 cup oil (groundnut is what I used as it pretty flavourless)
  • 168g/¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg + egg yolk
  • 1 ½ tsp evaporated milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon liquid red food colour
  • 125g/1 cup icing sugar
  1. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt together in a bowl. Head the oven to 170°C / 350 °F/ 150°C Fan oven.IMG_4256
  2. Combine the evaporated milk, vanilla, vinegar, red food colour in another bowl.IMG_4257
  3. Cream together the butter and oil until light and fluffy. Than add the eggs and yolk.IMG_4260IMG_4262
  4. Than add the wet ingredients.IMG_4263
  5. Than gradually add the dry ingredients. Than cover the bowl with cling film and chill the mixture are at least 4 hours.IMG_4266
  6. Next roll the mixture into 1 inch size ball and coat with the icing sugar.IMG_4283
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until almost no imprint remains when touched lightly in centre. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.IMG_4285IMG_4297

About sycarroll

I'm a mild-mannered scientist by day and a food enthusiast by night. My idea for this blog was (with the assistance of my fantastic boyfriend, Fabian) to share some recipes of my own creation and other recipes that I have personally found to work out well and all going well, some posts on the great local food we have in Ireland.
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