Ginger Shortbread

    50 minutes

    This is a great old fashioned recipe for an easy ginger shortbread. This delicious shortbread is topped with a ginger glaze.

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    Serves: 8 

    • Shortbread
    • 110g plain flour
    • 55g cornflour
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 110g butter
    • 55g soft brown sugar
    • Icing
    • 110g icing sugar
    • 1 tablespoon ginger syrup
    • 1 tablespoon chopped preserved ginger

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Shortbread: Preheat oven to 160 degrees C. Grease a 20cm round loose-bottomed cake tin.
    2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour and cornflour then add the ground ginger.
    3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar together, then combine with the flour mixture to make a soft dough.
    4. Press the mixture into the prepared cake tin and smooth the top with the back of a spoon. Pinch the edges and prick the centre area with a fork.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes in the tin, then transfer to a cooling rack.
    6. Icing: Mix icing sugar with ginger syrup and spread onto the cold shortbread. Top with preserved ginger.
    7. When the icing has set, slice and serve.

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    I forgot to check on it and it was a bit over done, but good enough!  -  07 May 2015  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)