Baker wows with VERY simple recipe for Lindor chocolate cookies
Daily Mail 2hrs ago
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'Instagram famous' baker Eloise Head has shared her simple recipe for Lindor-stuffed cookies - and you can make them in a mug in less than five minutes.

The 26-year-old, who is the founder of FitWaffle Kitchen, an Instagram page dedicated to decadent desserts that take just a few minutes to prepare, is renowned for developing dishes that are suitable for bakers of all skill levels - even beginners.

In a video uploaded on December 22, the self-taught chef from London - who has 837,000 followers across four Instagram accounts - shows viewers how to make the cookies from butter, sugar, flour, eggs and the iconic Swiss chocolate balls.

Ms Head, who shot to online stardom when a baking craze swept the globe during the first Covid lockdown, describes them as 'warm and gooey' with a 'melt in the mouth centre'.

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a bowl of food on a plate: London baker Eloise Head's Lindor-stuffed cookies, made in a mug and microwaved until soft © Provided by Daily Mail London baker Eloise Head's Lindor-stuffed cookies, made in a mug and microwaved until soft

Ms Head starts by adding one tablespoon of melted butter, caster sugar, light brown sugar and one egg yolk to a mug, mixing until smooth.

Next, she adds flour and salt until just combined before sprinkling a generous handful of chocolate chips into the dough and folding these in.


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Finally, Ms Head presses one Lindor ball into the middle of the mixture, folding it gently to cover the chocolate.

She microwaves the mug for one minute on a high heat and serves the warm cookie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

a woman sitting at a table with a plate of pizza: Eloise Head (pictured) built a mammoth Instagram following during the first Covid lockdown by sharing her simple tricks for making decadent desserts © Provided by Daily Mail Eloise Head (pictured) built a mammoth Instagram following during the first Covid lockdown by sharing her simple tricks for making decadent desserts

Ms Head warns against over-mixing the flour, which causes the cookie to become crumbly rather than gooey.

She says it's also important to use 'level tablespoons' rather than heaped to prevent the mixture drying out.

Photos of the cookies, which have racked up more than 22,200 likes since they were uploaded online, have drawn some delighted responses.

'This looks amazing,' one woman replied.

Others tagged their friends, suggesting they make the treats to pass time as escalating coronavirus restrictions confine millions to their homes once more.  

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