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Mum's Shortbread



20 slice(s)

Mum's Shortbread

  • 440 grams Flour, Plain
  • 250 grams Butter, cubed
  • 80 grams caster sugar
  • .5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 10 grams cornflour
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees. You can bake this in a slice tray or roll out and cut shapes, keep mixture 1 cm thick.
  2. Place butter into bowl and chop 20secs, speed 4
  3. Add vanilla and caster sugar and mix 10secs, speed 4
  4. Insert butterfly and slowly increase speed up to 4 for 40secs. Scrape sides of bowl, and repeat 40 secs, speed 4
  5. Mixture should be light and creamy, remove butterfly
  6. Sift flours and slowly add to bowl through hole in lid using a tablespoon, over 45 seconds on speed 4-5
  7. Scrape side of bowl and beat 2 mins speed 3-4
  8. Press into lamington tin, mark cut lines with a knife, prick with a fork and sprinkle with a little extra caster sugar
    Press mixture onto thermomat to about 1cm, use cookie cutters carefully on thermomat and cut shapes until all the mixture is used. Re-shape and keep cutting, use additional flour if the mix is too sticky. Prick biscuit with a fork and sprinkle with sugar.
  9. Bake 30-40 minutes or until slightly golden in colour.
    Store in an airtight container.

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I make this at Christmas and do the christmas cookie cutters, bag in cellophane and gift to friends and family.

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