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Almond Highlanders

This shortbread variation beats "the best" hands down...…….and is so easy to make. Its so moorish you need to make two batches at the same time!!

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100g butter
50g caster sugar
100g plain flour - organic white, No 4 (105)
50g ground almonds
½ tspn Vanilla bean paste
Demerara sugar


• Heat oven to 190C, 375F, Mark 5; grease or line a baking tray
• Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy; add vanilla
• Add flour and ground almonds and mix well
• Using hands knead to bring together then make into a thick sausage shape
• Roll the “sausage” in demerara sugar
• Cut into 16 slices and place on baking tray
• Bake for 15mins till golden brown


Tags: Biscuits

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