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Cruise PP "Breakfast biscuits"

anjuschka

Dukan Ancestor!!
S: 76kg C: 66.3kg G: 64kg BMI: 22.9 Loss: 9.7kg(12.77%)
#1
So here are the biscuits I have been trying today. I used this recipe as inspiration, and it's just a variation on an old theme!
Biscuits matin, recette Dukan - Recettes Dukan pour le Régime Dukan

BUT made a change to the brans so I used:

3 TB Oat bran
1 TB Wheat bran
1 Egg
1 TB sweetener
1 TB Quark
1/2 ts almond flavouring

Mixed it all up and shaped into 3 equal flat rounds (think digestive biscuit, a it thicker) on a silicone baking mat.

Baked at 200C Fan for about 25 mins, turned over to dry them out a bit more and baked for another 5-10, till edges were browning and crisp.

Of course the turning over part is a personal preference and not necessary!

Was not allowed to eat then and there, except for a little corner, and they were crisp and tasty on the edges, a bit softer in the middle.

This morning after a night in a airtight tin they were quite hard, a bit less crispy. Very tasty but you'll need to dunk them in tea or definitely have a drink with them. I only had one, and it was quite filling too, I think I could feel it swelling in my stomach :eek:

Remember - 1 biscuit = 1 TB oatbran so you can only have TWO a day in Cruise / Conso.
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I am still looking for portable ways to have my oatbran, and this recipe makes 3 biscuits - each containing 1 TB of Oatbran which makes it easier to work out portions. If you adjust the Oatbran down to 2TB and maybe reduce the quark a bit you might get two out of it. Or double the recipe and make 6 = 3 days.

I liked this one better than the recipe I tried before, which was supposed to make lots of little ones as I find it fiddly to shape the biscuits and also to divide them up properly into daily rations etc.
Having a biscuit that's 1 TB of Oatbran helps me in Stab when I have, say, 2Tb in my breakfast porridge (3 is to much!) and need to find a way of adding the last one, that's not 'stir into yoghurt'. Of course you're slightly under the max permitted wheatbran allowance if you only have two as per above recipe.
 
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Maintainer

** Chief WITCH **
S: 141kg C: 49.9kg G: 36.3kg BMI: 17.7 Loss: 91.1kg(64.62%)
#2
Looks great. Crunch is all too lacking on this diet!
 

Maintainer

** Chief WITCH **
S: 141kg C: 49.9kg G: 36.3kg BMI: 17.7 Loss: 91.1kg(64.62%)
#3
I find it fiddly to shape the biscuits and also to divide them up properly into daily rations etc.
I was just thinking about this and had an idea. My Grandma used to make lovely little round shortbread biscuits. She'd shape her "dough" into a thick sausage (hand rolled onto a board) and then cut her biscuits with a knife.

I wonder whether the mixture would lend itself to that sort of shaping...
 

anjuschka

Dukan Ancestor!!
S: 76kg C: 66.3kg G: 64kg BMI: 22.9 Loss: 9.7kg(12.77%)
#4
Thanks Jo - but I have the impression that any mixture with oatbran, egg and no fat is very sticky and not cohesive to submit to much rolling at all I found so far. For the little ones I took a 1/2 TB scoop (I needed to be precise to split my mixture into several days...) and flattened with a wet glass. the big ones is did with my fingers but it was fairly messy...
For the small ones, maybe a your approach might work, but with wrapping in clingfilm and freezing a bit before slicing?
 

scrumper

Gold Member
S: 15st6.0lb C: 12st6.8lb G: 10st8lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 2st13.2lb(19.07%)
#5
shall try them tomorrow xx
 

Maintainer

** Chief WITCH **
S: 141kg C: 49.9kg G: 36.3kg BMI: 17.7 Loss: 91.1kg(64.62%)
#6
let us know Scrumps... I like the sound of little biscuits... (as you guys can see from my menus, I like small portions of several things rather than just one dish of the same thing!)
 

anjuschka

Dukan Ancestor!!
S: 76kg C: 66.3kg G: 64kg BMI: 22.9 Loss: 9.7kg(12.77%)
#7
Yes for small biscuits I'm going to try a recipe that's more liquid so you spoon small amounts into muffin cases, as I said above, I find the shaping is a pain otherwise :).
 

Topaz63

Gone a bit quiet
S: 12st7lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st9lb(13.14%)
#8
Ginger muffins....... anyone

Has anyone tried making Ginger muffins? Tried chocolate with Dukan reduced fat cocoa but a bit un chocolatey.
 

dukandebut

Goat herder(ess)
S: 10st0lb C: 7st10lb G: 8st1lb Loss: 2st4lb(22.86%)
#9
Has anyone tried making Ginger muffins? Tried chocolate with Dukan reduced fat cocoa but a bit un chocolatey.
I baked some lemon and ginger muffins yesterday, but they're currently in the freezer until Thursday so I haven't yet tried them.

Definitely give them a go, though, and let us know how you get on. :)
 

Emmma

grammar police
S: 13st13lb C: 10st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 22.6 Loss: 3st13lb(28.21%)
#10
I've got some of these in the oven now, they're for tomorrow, so I'll let you know the verdict!
 
S: 13st6lb C: 12st3lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 29.3 Loss: 1st3lb(9.04%)
#11
SO I tried making the muffins from the Dukan recipe book adn they just came out like scrambled egg! Any ideas? I will try the biscuits though - how much wheatbran are you allowed?
 

Maintainer

** Chief WITCH **
S: 141kg C: 49.9kg G: 36.3kg BMI: 17.7 Loss: 91.1kg(64.62%)
#12
what was the recipe of the book?
My muffins are on p.1 of the long recipe thread, with photo.
 

Emmma

grammar police
S: 13st13lb C: 10st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 22.6 Loss: 3st13lb(28.21%)
#13
tried these today and approve - could have done with more sweetener and perhaps a little more flavouring but all in all they went down well. definitely quite filling too!
 


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