SHORT... AND A LITTLE LESS SWEET

January 6, 2019

 

Today is National Shortbread Day, but before visions of sugar and butter deter you from celebrating this lesser known awareness day ....there’s some good news! 


There is a way to make what is arguably one of the nations favourite biscuits just that little bit healthier. To this end, Taiki Tea have come up with a matcha shortbread. Perfect for putting the green in your tea (break) this January!

 

Ingredients 

2 teaspoons of Taiki Tea matcha (culinary or premium ceremonial)
250g vegan butter (at room temperature)
250g plain flour
125g cornflour
125 golden caster sugar
a pinch of salt

Method
1. Turn the oven onto 170C (150C fan) and cover a baking sheet with greaseproof paper. 
2. Using a handheld whisk or wooden spoon mix together the sugar and butter until smooth and fluffy. 
3. Sift in the plain flour, cornflour and matcha and mix 
4. Add a pinch of salt and turn the mix on a clean surface. 
5. Knead the mix until fully mixed together, then, using a rolling pin roll until approx 1cm thick. 
6. Cut into fingers, triangle or shapes using a cookie cutter and place on the baking sheet. 
7. Bake in the oven for 20 mins or until the edges are starting to turn a golden brown

 

 

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