Coffee Shortbread Recipe

coffee shortbread recipeBiscuits come in all shapes, sizes and flavours, and have always been a popular treat.  These coffee shortbread biscuits are the perfect treat anytime you’re craving something a bit special.  Keeping the kids away from them is going to be impossible with this coffee shortbread recipe though.

Coffee Shortbread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 10g (0.35oz) ground coffee
  • 300g (10.5oz) plain flour
  • 150g (5.3oz) butter
  • 100g (3.5oz) icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt

Method

  1. Mix the sugar and butter until it becomes creamy.

  2. Create a well in the middle of the flour, dust it with the ground coffee and pour the butter and sugar mixture into the middle.

  3. Now add the egg and yolk to the well and begin to stir all the ingredients together, combining them slowly.

  4. Knead until you have a uniform dough, then chill in the fridge for around an hour.

  5. Roll out the dough on a board until you reach the desired thickness for your biscuits.

  6. Use a variety of biscuit cutters to cut out your biscuit shapes.

  7. Place them on baking paper and bake at 180°C (356°F) for around 10‒12 minutes.

Preparation time

  • 1hr + 2hr resting time

If you want more coffee drinks recipes please take a look at our coffee drinks recipes page or if you fancy a coffee desert then take a look at our coffee desert recipe page.  I am sure you will find some great things to try.  Enjoy!