Kormos in Greek means tree log and has been named after its shape. A very easy dessert even a child can make.
- 1 packet (250 grams) of butter
- 2 cups of icing sugar
- 1/2 cup of dark cocoa
- 3 packets of plain biscuits, such as morning coffee or petit beurre
- 1/4 cup of Tia Maria Liqueur
- 1 cup of evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 250 grams of walnuts chopped
- or 125 grams melted dark chocolate for garnishing (instead of walnuts)
- Leave butter outside the fridge for 2 hours to soften.
- Beat butter in mixer with cocoa and sugar until fluffy.
- Mix in vanillas and walnuts (leave some to put on top if you like).
- Put milk and liqueur in a bowl and wet biscuits (but do not soak them), then break them into small pieces and add to the butter mixture. Mix well.
- Cut a big piece of parchment paper and put the mixture giving it a salami shape.
- Sprinkle with the walnuts. Roll and fold.
- Place it in the deep freezer for a couple of hours before serving.
Note: Instead of adding the walnuts, you may melt chocolate and pour it on top.
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