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Post by On 01 December 2016 In Recipes

MASTIHA SHORTBREAD GLUTEN FREE

INGREDIENTS

(Serves: 20 biscuits)

  • 125g softened butter, chopped
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups gluten free plain flour
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp ground Mastiha*
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • *if you purchase Mastiha in crystal format grind to a powder.
  • * Tip, add a tiny bit of sugar to help with the grinding if you like.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking tray with baking paper or prepare a silicone mat.
  • Beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  • Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and beat until combined.
  • Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes so it is easier to shape.
  • Roll out dough between two sheets of baking paper and use a cookie cutter to cut shortbread into desired shape or slice into rectangular fingers. If dough is too sticky dust with extra flour.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and cool on tray.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking tray with baking paper or prepare a silicone mat.
  • Beat butter and sugar in mixing bowl 20 sec/speed 5.
  • Add egg and vanilla extract and mix 10 sec/speed 5.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix 20 sec/speed 4.
  • Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes so it is easier to shape.
  • Roll out dough between two sheets of baking paper and use a cookie cutter to cut shortbread into desired shape or slice into rectangular fingers. If dough is too sticky dust with extra flour.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and cool on tray.

Recipe: Hungry & Fussy

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