Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Chocolate Shortbread & with a link to Bake Along Challenge

Chocolate...Chocolate...& Chocolate...


Wheat Flour - 1 Cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder- 1/4 Cup
Salt - 1/4 tsp ( can be reduced as per ur taste, if using salted butter skip salt.)
Unsalted Butter - 1/2 cup @ room temperature
Granulated White Sugar - 1/2 Cup

For Glaze: 

Chocolate - 1/3 cup (chopped)
Unsalted Butter - 2 tbsp
Chopped Nuts - 1/4 Cup


  1. Preheat oven @ 200°C.
  2. Shift flour, cocoa powder & salt. Keep aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy.
  4. Add vanilla extract and beat again.
  5. Scrape the sides and add the dry ingredients to the creamy butter.
  6. Beat it till a dough forms.
  7. Grease the baking tin/glassware with unsalted butter.
  8. Press the dough into even layer with the help of a spoon.
  9. Bake it @ 180°C for 25 minutes.Mean while in a bowl add the butter and chopped chocolate and melt it. 
    10. Once the shortbread is baked, let it cool and take to another flat dish and pour the chocolate glaze on it and sprinkle the chopped nuts on it, press it slightly and let it cool completely before it's cut.

    Linking to
    Bake along Challenge @ My cook Book
    I Love Baking#4 @ Tickling Palates 
    Let's Party-Dessert @ Rasoi
  10. Divya's Culinary Journey @ Showcase Desserts


Resh said...

will link mine next week ;)

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Culinary Vibes said...

helllo... til when will the linky be open?? don wanna b v late...

Surabhi said...

31st May till midn8 :)