The flour made from Carob is the most popular, well-known as a wonderful substitute for cocoa. It contains 3 times more calcium and 2 times less calories, vitamins A and B. It speeds up metabolism and turns food into energy. You can enjoy these benefits by making delicious biscuits with carob.
Biscuits with carob, honey and almonds
Preparation: Soften the butter. Beat it with the sugar and add the egg, honey, flavors and salt. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, carob flour, baking powder and ground almonds. Stir well and add it to the runny mixture. Stir well once more until you get a homogeneous mixture.
Make balls from the dough, then form them into circles by hand or using a meat tenderizer hammer. Decorate each with an almond. Bake the biscuits at 356°F (180 °C) for about 15 min. Once cooled, remove from the tray.
Biscuits with carob and chia seeds
Preparation: Mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend until you get a homogeneous mixture. Roll out the resulting dough and cut out biscuits using shapes. Leave the ready biscuits for a bit in the freezer to harden. Store in a refrigerator.
Mini sweets with carob
Ingredients: 1 cup fine oatmeal, 1 handful raisins, 1 cup dates, 1/2 cup carob flour, 1/3 cup unpeeled salami, 1/3 cup raw shelled sunflower seeds or other nuts, 1/3 cup coconut flakes, 2/5 cup coconut oil, 1 lemon or orange, 1 1/3 tbsp liqueur.
Preparation: Soak the dates in water or rum overnight. Blend them with the lemon/orange. Melt the coconut oil on low heat.
Knead all the products well and leave them in the refrigerator for 15-20 min, to solidify. Form small balls from the resulting dough, which you can then roll in carob flour, sesame seeds or coconut flakes if desired.