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How to bake posh chocolate chip cookies to make lockdown a whole lot better

These cookies are so moreish...

chocolate chip cookie recipe
Leanne Bayley
Leanne BayleyDirector of Lifestyle & Commerce
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Biscuit lovers, it's your time to shine during the coronavirus lockdown 2.0! If you're on the lookout for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe, then Pastry Chef Gaëtan Fiard is here to help.

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We're talking about those moreish cookies that are gooey in the middle, with melting chocolate chunks and a crumbly edge – our mouths are watering just thinking about it.

Gaëtan, who has worked at some of Paris’ top starred establishments (including Terre Blanche in Provence, where he is currently based), has revealed a surprisingly simple recipe that will be passed down for generations to come. 

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Want to know the best bit? Most of the ingredients are already in your kitchen cupboards.

Ingredients for chocolate chip cookies

Serves around 20 cookies

  • 100g brown sugar
  • 50g coconut sugar
  • 5g sea salt
  • 200g flour
  • 2g baking powder
  • 75g chocolate chips
  • 100g butter
  • 1 egg

How to make chocolate chip cookies 

Step 1: Soften the butter in a bowl

Step 2: Add in all your cookie ingredients

Step 3: Mix it all

Step 4: Scoop the dough into balls of 25g each

Step 5: Bake for 6 minutes at 180°C. Midway through cooking, make sure you rotate your baking tray to give an even bake

Step 6: Serve and devour

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Don't forget to order: Chocolate chips - and lots of them! 

baking chocolate

Callebaut Dark Chocolate Baking Chunks, £31.99, Amazon


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