Saying that, my last baking attempt didn't quite work out right (I knew that plain flour wouldn't make this cake rise!) but on Sunday I put my baking hat back on and made the TLC Plan's Sultana, Hazelnut and Oat Cookies - I NEVER expected them to be good as they were!
|Creaming the margarine and brown sugar.|
|Adding the sultanas and hazelnuts after mixing in one beaten egg and the semi-skimmed milk.|
|Ready to fold in the wholemeal self-raising flour.|
|Coating the mixture in rolled oats after rolling it into balls.|
|Flattening them down ready for baking.|
|And voila! Absolutely amazing cookies!|
I will admit, I was a little skeptical of these at first; I much prefer chocolate in my biscuits rather than raisins and I had never tried baking with wholemeal flour and brown sugar before, so I was unsure of what they would taste like. However, to my delight, I had nothing to worry about because these were absolutely delicious!
Because self-raising flour was used (I'm still baffled as to why it was used in this recipe and not the lemon cake's?!), they were really soft and spongy - not hard like cookies from a packet - which I really liked. They were also really moist and were so tasty; it's a shame I only had this snack three times on my plan!
The only negative, although it isn't really, which hasn't got anything to do with the recipe or ingredients, is that I made the dough balls waaayyyy too big so the mixture didn't make 30 cookies like it should, but I'm not complaining because it meant I got to eat bigger cookies...
And, even the Graphics Department at Walton's HQ liked them! Another success for Danone Activia's TLC Plan!