maple syrup shortbread

This shortbread is melt-in-your-mouth delicious with the wonderful flavour of maple syrup.

ingredients

230g butter at room temp
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp castor sugar

2 cups plain flour sifted
1/4 teaspoon salt

 

method

Beat butter with maple syrup and sugar for 3-4 minutes, it will look like it has curdled and that’s fine

Sift flour and salt.  Add to butter and mix until the dough just comes together.  Roll into a large sausage shape, wrap in cling film and chill dough 30 minutes or upto to 3 days

Preheat the oven to 170C/350°F. Slice the dough out to a thickness of 1/4-inch Place them on a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until they are a pale golden color and just firm to the touch.

 

Sprinkle with a fine shower of caster sugar whilst still hot

 

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