Vanilla and Chocolate Pinwheels
by Tarla Dalal
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Pinwheels are a part of every child’s fantasies! Its unique spiral shape, with alternating colours, makes it very attractive to behold, while the chocolaty vanilla flavour and awesome texture make it a delight to bite into.
Easy to make and handily sized, the Vanilla and Chocolate Pinwheel are ideal to serve at kids’ parties . You can make a large batch ahead of time and store in an airtight container, ready to surprise the young ones at the right time.
- Combine the butter and sugar in a deep bowl and cream until light and creamy using a spatula.
- Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
- Add 1 tbsp of water and mix well.
- Add the plain flour and knead into a soft dough.
- Refrigerate for 15 minutes and divide the dough into two equal portions.
- In one portion, add the cocoa powder and knead again.
- Dust little plain flour on a chopping board, roll out each portion into 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle.
- Place the chocolate circle on the white circle.
- Roll up like a swiss roll very slowly while sealing the cracks very gently.
- 10. Cut the roll into 1/2 “ thick slices using a dusted knife.
- 11. Place all the pinwheels on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
- 12. Cool the pinwheels on a wire rack.
- Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.
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