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4 from 3 votes
Almond Shortbread
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Quick 10 minute shortbread bakes
Course: Baking
Servings: 18
Author: Shades of Cinnamon
  • 200 g flour
  • 200 g butter , chilled
  • 60 g castor sugar
  • 1 tsp almond essence (or Vanilla if you prefer)
  • Slithered almonds
  • Icing sugar to dust
  1. Preheat oven to 180ÂșC.
  2. Cut chilled butter into cubes and together with the flour process until combined in a food processor.
  3. Add the sugar and almond essence and pulse until mixed thoroughly.
  4. Press balls of the mixture into shaped cookie moulds, or small metal tart moulds.
  5. Sprinkle with slithered almonds if mixture in cookie moulds, and press into the dough. If you use tart moulds, please a few slithered almonds into the mould and then add the dough on top.
  6. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until slightly golden.