Tag: shortbread

Biscuits & Cookies

Easy Chocolate Shortbread

Quick and easy this recipe for chocolate shortbread works very well indeed. I do love shortbread and enjoy most baked things that include chocolate.  So I decided to make some chocolate shortbread, just as an experiment, based on a shortbread recipe I used recently.  All I did was to substitute some of the flour and […]

Biscuits & Cookies, Christmas

Clementine Shortbread for Christmas

 Christmas deserves something extra special.  So a shortbread biscuit flavoured with clementines, so readily associated with that time of year, are just perfect.  They taste great and have that special shortbread crunch. Although I made shortbread just a few weeks ago I decided that a slight variation, adding the zest from some clementines, would make […]


Orange Posset & Orange Shortbread

Posset is a firm favourite of mine.  This traditional dessert is made with cream and sugar and is flavoured with fruit juice, but it has to be a juice containing citric acid that will thicken the cream when added to for a thickset dessert.   Posset is very rich and is therefore best served in small […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Nantes Cakes – Cookies

I recently acquired a very good book about the food that Claude Monet, the artist, used to like to eat. It included a lot of recipes of that food and also included lots of information and also photos of some of his paintings.  Coincidentally shortly after I bought the book one of my subscribers on […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Millionaire’s Shortbread

This recipe is strictly for those with a sweet tooth, or two.  Any shortbread is nice but add a thick layer of caramel and then another, of chocolate, and you have a rich, sweet variant.  It is the sort of thing that you don’t want a large portion of, or you will feel decidedly sick […]

Biscuits & Cookies, Cakes

Lemon Squares – Lemon Bars

I felt like a big lemon hit today so I set about making some Lemon Squares, or Lemon Bars as they are known it some places.  These have a delicious shortbread base and a wonderful lemon topping. The recipe is quite simple and just requires a little patience, as some waiting is involved.  The first […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Almond Shortbread Cookies/Bisuits

Everybody likes shortbread and this recipe is really delicious.  A crisp, light, crumbly shortbread with the added pleasure of the flavour and texture of ground almonds. Very easy to make and even easier to eat this is one that everyone can try. It doesn’t take long either.  Mine turned out very well indeed, just as […]