Chunky Chocolate Ginger Nuts

Serves: 14

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Total time: 25 mins

Dietary: Contains dairy

Meal type: Confection


Occasion: afternoon tea

Author: dghchocolatier

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  • 50g dark chocolate (75% cocoa solids), chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 110g self-raising flour
  • 10g cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 50 g unsalted butter, diced
  • 40g sugar
  • 50 g golden syrup
  • icing sugar to decorate


Preheat the oven 180°C

Take the flour, cocoa, ginger and bicarbonate of soda and Sift into a mixing bowl.

Rub in the butter until the mixture is like breadcrumbs and stir in the sugar and chocolate.

Add the golden syrup, mix everything with a spatula and bring the mix together with your hands.,

divide the mixture into14, and roll each into a ball.

Place on a lined baking sheet, well-spaced, flatten each one slightly,

bake on the centre shelf for 15-20 minutes.

Cool on the baking tray for a few minutes then,  cool on wire rack.

Dust with icing sugar