Chocolate Cookies with Spiced Chocolate Ganache

Ottolenghi Chocolate Cookies and Spiced Chocolate Ganache |



Water Ganache


  1. Make the cookies.
  2. Place the butter, sugar, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer with the paddle attachment in place.
  3. Beat on medium-high speed for about 3 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda into a bowl.
  5. Turn the speed of the mixer to low, then add the dry ingredients in two batches until a dough forms.
  6. Tip onto a clean work surface and knead gently until smooth and uniform.
  7. Cover the dough loosely in plastic wrap, press to form a disk and place in the refrigerator to firm up. About an hour.