Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Crisp Orange Shortbread

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 8th September 2019

Crisp Orange Shortbread

Makes 10, Prep 10 mins, Cook 15 mins + 15 minutes chilling

100g x Butter, softened
50g x Golden Caster Sugar
Grated Zest of ½ Orange
175g x Gluten-Free Flour
½ tsp x Gluten-Free Baking Powder

Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Lightly oil a baking sheet. Beat the butter, then cream it with the sugar and orange zest until light. Stir in the flour and baking powder and mix together to form a dough. Divide the mixture into 10 balls, arrange on a baking sheet. Press each ball flat with the tip of a round-bladed knife.

Chill for 15 mins, then bake for 12-15 mins until light golden. Leave on the baking sheet for 2 mins before releasing with a palette knife. Slide onto a rack to cool. Will keep stored in an airtight container for up to a week.