Lavender Shortbread
 
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This shortbread is easy to make and has a mild lavender flavour. This is a half batch of shortbread.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 50 grams rice flour
  • 100 grams cold butter in small cubes
  • 100 grams flour
  • ½ tsp edible lavender
  • 50 grams sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 160C / 320F
Traditional Method
  1. In a mixer, cream the butter, sugar and lavender until well mixed and pale in color.
  2. Add flour and rice flour and mix to combine.
  3. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead gently until smooth.
  4. Pat the dough into the bottom of a loose bottomed pan (so you can get it out of the pan to cut it.)
  5. Gently mark cutting lines.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes until firm but not brown.
  7. Let cool for a few minutes and cut into small rectangles or triangles.
Thermomix Method
  1. Place rice flour, plain flour and lavender in TM and process for 3 seconds on speed 8.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process for 10 seconds on speed 6 and then 20 seconds on interval.
  3. Pour out crumbly mixture and knead until smooth and pat the dough into the bottom of a loose bottomed pan (so you can get it out of the pan to cut it.)
  4. Gently mark cutting lines.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes until firm but not brown.
  6. Let cool for a few minutes and cut into small rectangles or triangles.
Recipe by The Orgasmic Chef at https://orgasmicchef.com/desserts/lavender-shortbread-the-dilmah-high-tea-challenge-state-finals/