Chocolate & Vanilla Stars

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By Lorraine Pascale

Published 2017

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I really love baking with other people – sharing the process with a friend or family member can be very therapeutic and fun. These stars look great, and are perfect for making with children. They are also awesome as presents! For a harmonious black and white design, line up all of the centres carefully before they are baked.


  • 230 g butter, softened
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • seeds of ½</


Using a wooden spoon, cream together the butter and sugar in a bowl, until the mixture is lighter and fluffier. Add the vanilla and beat in the egg. Divide the mixture into two separate bowls. Add the cocoa powder into one of the bowls and mix until well combined, and then add 150g of the flour to each bowl and briskly stir until well combined.

Using your hands, bring each mixture toget