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cherry and almond shortbread

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes 30 mins chilling time

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Serves 12

Lovely rich shortbread with glace cherries and ground almonds

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  • 5oz plain flour
  • 4oz butter
  • 2oz caster sugar
  • 15 glace cherries
  • 3oz ground almonds


  1. Beat butter and sugar together until pale

  2. Stir in ground almonds, then glace cherries, chopped.

  3. Stir in flour until you have a paste.

  4. Turn onto lightly floured work surface & gently roll until 1cm thick

  5. Cut into rounds, fingers or shapes. Put on baking sheet and sprinkle with caster sugar.

  6. Chill for 20-30 mins

  7. Bake for 15-20 mins on 190° gas mark 5

  8. Cool on wire rack

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Richard Warren's picture
Richard Warren
18th Dec, 2018
Very good recipe short bread biscuits
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