Almond Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients:

113g unsalted butter (soften at room temperature)

¾ cup caster sugar

1 egg

1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

¾ cup ground almond

Zest of 1 lemon

Preparation Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the unsalted butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in the egg, beat till combine.
  3. Add in all-purpose flour, ground almond and lemon zest. Mix until the dough comes together.
  4. Divide the dough into 2 portions and wrap each portion with a cling wrap into a log and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Remove the dough from the cling wrap and slice into ¼-in thick slices.
  6. Transfer the cookies on a lined baking sheet with 1-inch spacing from each other and bake at 180C for 20 minutes or until golden brown at the edges.
  7. Leave to cool completely before storing in an air-tight container.
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