Rose’s Kitchen

Almond Shortbread


200g plain flour

5g baking powder

50g ground almond

50g chopped almond

125g castor sugar

180g butter

3 egg yolks

1 egg, beaten ( for egg wash)


1.  Sift flour with baking powder.

2.  Cream butter and sugar until light and creamy.  Add egg yolks and the sifted flour and ground almonds and mix well.  Mix in the chopped almonds.

3.  Knead into a dough and roll it into a 2cm-diameter cylinder.  Brush with egg wash and roll in granulated sugar.  Wrap in cling flim and chill in the refrigerator until hard.

4.  Cut the roll into 2cm lengths. Arrange the cut dough on a baking tray and bake in a preheated oven 180 deg C for 30 minutes.

5.  Cool the shortbread in the tray for a minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely before storing in airtight jars.

January 22, 2007 - Posted by | Cookies

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