All purpose flour/ maida - 1 cup
Baking powder -1/4 tsp
Salt -a pinch
Unsalted butter - 115 grams
Sugar -1/2 cup (granulated white sugar)
Egg - 1 separated
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Orange zest - 1 tsp
Semisweet chocolate - 30 grams chopped
Cocoa powder - 2 tsp
1.Seive maida, baking powder and salt together twice.Keep it aside.Double boil chocolate and leave it to cool. (ie- melt chocolate over a bowl of hot water).Powder sugar.
2.In a bowl combine together butter and sugar until smooth.Add vanilla essence, egg yolk and beat until well blended.Add the dry ingredients (maida + baking powder + salt) little at a time and mix well until you get a smooth dough.
3.Now divide the dough into 2 equal parts.To one part add orange zest and mix well.To the other part add chocolate and cocoa powder and mix until well blended.Refrigerate both the dough separately in a plastic wrap until firm.