Maple syrup shortbread recipe

15/05/2012

By Annabelle White

Makes 750g.

Ingredients

230g butter at room temp
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp castor sugar
2 cups plain flour sifted
1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

Beat butter with maple syrup and sugar for 3-4 minutes, it will look like it has curdled and that’s fine.
Sift flour and salt. Add to butter and mix until the dough just comes together. Roll into a large sausage shape, wrap in cling film and chill dough 30 minutes or upto to 3 days.
Preheat the oven to 170C/350°F. Slice the dough out to a thickness of 1/4-inch Place them on a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until they are a pale golden color and just firm to the touch.
Sprinkle with a fine shower of caster sugar whilst still hot.

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