Almond Shortbread

Almond shortbread with chocolate

Almond Shortbread

Almond shortbread with chocolate


  • 500 g plain flour
  • 200 g almond meal
  • 250 g butter melted
  • 220 g caster sugar
  • 8 g baking powder
  • 2 whole eggs 100g
  • A good pinch of salt
  • 300 g dark chocolate
  • 2-3 tbsp grape seed oil


  • First melt butter over a low heat or microwave for 30 secs or 10sec increments till melted. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl pour sugar in and add cooled butter. With the leaf utensil mix till light, add eggs and mix together.
  • Sift the dry ingredients and mix in the almond meal.
  • Pour the dry ingredients and knead until smooth. Place dough into a piping bag. Cut the top to allow to pipe S Shaped onto a lined tray. Bake in a 220 C for 8 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
  • Meantime melt your chocolate with a baine marie (water bath), if chocolate is too thick add some grape seed oil to thin it a bit. Dip half the shortbread into the chocolate and put on a lined tray for chocolate to set.

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