Orange and pistachio shortbread

Top-up your cookie jar with this quick and easy to prepare recipe.
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Recipe from: 4 January 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 250
  • 150
    icing sugar
  • 30
    orange juice
  • 600
    cake flour
  • 30
  • rind of 1 orange
  • 60
    shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 80
Servings: Change Serving


Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Grease a loose bottomed tart tin.

Beat the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the orange juice and beat.

Sieve the cake flour and cornflour together and add with the orange rind and pistachios to the egg mixture. Fold in gently.

Press the dough into the prepared tart tin and bake for 25 minutes until baked through.

Cool down for 5 minutes, transfer to a cooling tray and cool down completely.

Melt the chocolate and spread over the shortbread. Cut into wedges to serve.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Pink Polka Dot. To see more recipes, please click here.

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