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Chocolate Orange Dipped Shortbread Rounds

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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    • Cook:
    • Cooling Time
  • Easy
  • Makes 12 Biscuits
These little crumbly rounds of deliciousness are a perfect treat. Baking the shortbread on its own is delicious, but then dip them into delicious dark chocolate and top with flavouring. That simply takes it to a whole new level.


Shortbread Rounds

  • 220g Plain Flour
  • 120g Cornflour
  • 120g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 220g Butter (Softened)
  • 220g Butter (Softened)

Chocolate Dip

  • 220g Plain Flour
  • 120g Cornflour
  • 120g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 220g Butter (Softened)
  • 220g Butter (Softened)
  • 1/4 tsp Orange Essence (add more for a stronger flavour)
  • 1 Orange (Zest)
  • 100g Dark Chocolate


  • STEP 1
    In a bowl, combine softened butter with the sugar and beat well.
  • STEP 2
    Separately, combine the flour and cornflour and mix together
  • STEP 3
    Add the flour mix into the butter and sugar and using your fingers, rub it all together. Then form a ball of the dough and leave to one side.
  • STEP 4
    Cut two large pieces of parchment paper. This is to put the dough in-between and roll with a rolling pin. It makes clearing up easier and you will use the baking paper to bake the shortbread on.
  • STEP 5
    Roll the dough out to around 2cm thick and using a cutter, cut your desired shapes.
  • STEP 6
    Place in the fridge to chill for an hour. Whilst it chills, preheat the oven to 170c/340f.
  • STEP 7
    Bake the shortbread for 20 minutes or until the edges are lovely and brown. Then place on a wire rack and allow to cool completely.
  • STEP 8
    Whilst they cool, make your chocolate dips. Over a pan of boiling water, melt the chocolate in a bowl.
  • STEP 9
    Once melted, add the orange essence. (Top Tip- If the chocolate starts to clump, add a tsp of water at a time to loosen the mixture again)
  • STEP 10
    Once the shortbread is cool, dip the biscuits into the chocolate to cover half. Then place on the baking paper and grate the orange zest on top. Allow the chocolate to set and ENJOY!

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