Almond Shortbread Biscuit

Almond Shortbread Biscuit

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Course Dessert
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 100 g butter softened
  • 50 g caster sugar plus extra to sprinkle
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract optional
  • 50 g ground almond
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 25 g flaked almond

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 160˚C. Line a 20cm cake or sandwich tin with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until smooth. Add the vanilla extract and flour and ground almond. combine to a smooth crumb.
  • Transfer the dough in the tin and gently push the dough until levelled.
  • Brush with an egg wash if desired and sprinkle with the flaked almond and a sprinkle of caster sugar.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool on a wire rack. Store in a tight container and enjoy with in a week for best freshness.
Keyword afternoon tea, biscuit, shortbread