Chestnut flour shortbread

From Cookipedia

Revision as of 15:07, 27 July 2016 by Chef (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)


Chestnut flour shortbread
Chestnut flour shortbread
Servings:Serves 5 - Makes about 24-30 biscuits, depending on size
Calories per serving:713
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:1 hour
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:27th October 2012

A short time ago I bought some chestnut flour, but wasn't sure what to do with it. Someone suggested using to substitue some of the plain flour in shortbread, so this is what I have done.


Ingredients

Orange arrow.png Create a printable shopping list for this recipe's recipeIngredient


Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 140° C (257° F - gas 1), [fan oven 120° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]

Method

  1. Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth.
  2. Add the flour and work into a dough.
  3. Roll out into a rectangle or a round on a sugared worksurface until it is 1cm thick.
  4. Place on a greased baking tray and cut into fingers or triangles.
  5. Allow to chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  6. Bake for 50-60 minutes and when cooked, place on a wire rack.
  7. Sprinkle with sugar and allow to cool.

Variations

I sprinkled my biscuits with lavender sugar. Try various flavoured sugars.

Graph your Body Mass Index

See your personal Body Mass Index (BMI) plotted on a graph against national averages.