Confectionery Squares

Confectionery Squares

Preparation time: 15-20 min.
Oven pan
Cooking time: 20-30 min.
Oven temperature: 175° C / 345° F
The middle shelf of the oven
can be frozen

100 g [3,5 oz] butter
200 g [7 oz] sugar (2 1/4 dl / 0,45 pt)
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
60 g [2 oz] flour (1 dl / 0,2 pt)
1/3 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
100 g [3,5 oz] walnuts or hazelnuts


[1] Cream butter and sugar and add eggs, one at a time.

[2] Mix vanilla sugar, flour, baking powder and cocoa and sieve the mixture into the creamed butter while stirring. Chop the nuts and mix them into the dough.

[3] Put the dough in a well buttered and floured small oven pan and bake as directed. Cool the cake in the pan on a grid. The cake should have a little moist and spongy consistency.

[4] Cut the cake into small squares and sprinkle them with powdered sugar before serving. The cakes can be stored for a few days in a cake tin.