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Chocolate, nut?


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#1 lucy-lu

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:41 AM

Hi,

Is it easy to make chocolate shortbread, can you add choc chips, or nuts, or does that change it?

Do you know whA quantities need to be added?


Thanks

#2 crazyone2989

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:51 AM

QUOTE (lucy-lu @ 07/12/2012, 10:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi,

Is it easy to make chocolate shortbread, can you add choc chips, or nuts, or does that change it?

Do you know whA quantities need to be added?


Thanks



These: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/21347/choc...hortbread+stars look good, the recipe is similar to what I use for normal shortbread but with the cocoa replacing some flour.

I am making cranberry and white chocolate shortbread soon so you can definitely add choc chips and nuts.

I would do:

250g Butter

1 cup icing sugar

2 Cups flour

1/2 cup cornflour

1/2 cup nuts or dried fruit

100g chocolate

And if you wanted to make the actual dough chocolate replace about 1/4 cup of flour with cocoa

#3 crazyone2989

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:55 AM

Also shortbread made as normal then cut into stars, place 1/2 tsp of fruit mince between the stars, brush tops with milk and bake biggrin.gif




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