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Lemon and Ginger Shortbread

By March 2, 2015November 28th, 2022No Comments

Ingredients –

100g/4oz salted butter, softened, plus a small amount for greasing
50g/2oz golden caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
10 drops of Lemon Natural Foodie Flavouring
4 pieces of stem ginger or 8 pieces of crysalised ginger finely chopped
175g/6oz plain flour

Method –

1. Heat oven to 140.c and Grease a 22cm loose-bottomed fluted tart tin. Put the butter in a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon until soft. Beat in the sugar, then stir in 10 drops of Lemon Natural Foodie Flavouring and ginger.

2. Stir in the flour and work with your hands to form a soft dough. Tip into the tin and press into an even, flat layer with your fingers. Prick all over with a fork and bake in the oven for 40mins until pale gold. Cut into wedges then leave to cool completely in the tin. Remove from the tin and dust with caster sugar to serve.