Cinnamon Shortbread

Cinnamon Shortbread
Cinnamon Shortbread
Cinnamon Shortbread
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Cinnamon Shortbread is a classic Scottish treat with a comforting buttery taste. This shortbread recipe is extra special as the biscuits are covered in cinnamon and flavoured with vanilla.
Servings Prep Time
12 10
Cook Time
10
Servings Prep Time
12 10
Cook Time
10
Cinnamon Shortbread
Cinnamon Shortbread
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Cinnamon Shortbread is a classic Scottish treat with a comforting buttery taste. This shortbread recipe is extra special as the biscuits are covered in cinnamon and flavoured with vanilla.
Servings Prep Time
12 10
Cook Time
10
Servings Prep Time
12 10
Cook Time
10
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  2. Place the cinnamon stick in a food processor and grind into a fine powder.
  3. Add the caster sugar to the mixer and blend again
  4. Score down the vanilla pod and remove the seeds. Add both the pod and the seeds to the sugar mix and store until ready to use
  5. sift the flour into the icing sugar, add the salt and mix together.
  6. Mix in the softened butter and add the beaten egg yolk.
  7. Roll out the mix onto a floured surface until 1/2cm thick
  8. Cut the shortbread into 8cm by 3cm rectangular fingers and place in the oven.
  9. Cook until browned at the edges, or 10 minutes approximately
  10. Remove the shortbread from the oven and allow to briefly cool on the cooling rack.
  11. Sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar and serve
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Biscotti Biscuits

Biscotti Biscuits
Biscotti Biscuits
Biscotti Biscuits
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These twice-cooked, classic Italian biscuits are a fantastic accompaniment to after-dinner coffee. Traditionally biscotti are made with just hazelnuts, but this biscotti recipe can be changed by adding zest, chocolate chips or anything else you fancy.
Servings Prep Time
8 Biscuits 10
Cook Time
25
Servings Prep Time
8 Biscuits 10
Cook Time
25
Biscotti Biscuits
Biscotti Biscuits
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These twice-cooked, classic Italian biscuits are a fantastic accompaniment to after-dinner coffee. Traditionally biscotti are made with just hazelnuts, but this biscotti recipe can be changed by adding zest, chocolate chips or anything else you fancy.
Servings Prep Time
8 Biscuits 10
Cook Time
25
Servings Prep Time
8 Biscuits 10
Cook Time
25
Ingredients
Servings: Biscuits
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 150°C/Gas mark
  2. Beat the eggs with the sugar until pale and doubled in size.
  3. Stir in the nuts, flour and baking powder until the mixture forms a dough
  4. Tip out onto a lightly floured work surface and roll out two flattened logs 4cm wide, 2cm high.
  5. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until pale golden and firm
  6. Once cooked, slice into 1cm thick pieces on the diagonal,
  7. lay flat on a baking sheet and bake again for 10 minutes or until crisp
  8. Allow to cool slightly and serve. Any leftover biscuits can be stored in an air-tight container
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Butter shortbread

Butter shortbread

biscuits

These biscuits are buttery and crumbly requiring just three ingredients to make! Serve with a cuppa.

Feel free to spruce up this highly versatile biscuit recipe, by adding chocolate chips, nuts or dried fruit ect..

Butter shortbread
Butter shortbread
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biscuits
Servings Prep Time
24 biscuits 10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
24 biscuits 10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Butter shortbread
Butter shortbread
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biscuits
Servings Prep Time
24 biscuits 10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
24 biscuits 10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Ingredients
Servings: biscuits
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7. Line baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. Cream the butter with sugar, until light and fluffy.
  3. Add flour until well combined.
  4. Roll to the desired thickness and cut into shapes
  5. Prick the top of the shortbread with a fork, if desired.
  6. Place on prepared tray and bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until slightly golden.
  7. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
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