Clarissa Johal: #MeatlessMonday - Ginger Shortbread #dessert

Monday, June 27, 2016

#MeatlessMonday - Ginger Shortbread #dessert

Busy week, so I'll post a shortbread recipe today utilizing one of my favorite spices - ginger.. Enjoy! 

Photo courtesy of Caitriana Nicholson via Flickr


1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons minced crystallized ginger
1/8 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat oven to 350°
2. Beat butter at medium speed until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well.
3. Stir together flour, ground and minced ginger, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended after each addition.
4. Press dough into a 1/2 inch thick round on a foil or parchment-lined baking sheet.
5. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until light golden brown and set. Cut into wedges.

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