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Dark Chocolate and Orange Shortbread


This shortbread recipe has served me well for many years. I discovered these biscuits in the French Alps while on a skiing holiday, I would buy one everyday while getting my daily breakfast crossiant and stuff it into my ski jacket for that welcome hit of sugar to keep me going up and down the mountain. In this recipe I have combined my personal favourite floors of chocolate and orange but you can make your own if you like.

Makes 10-12 biscuits


250g soft butter

125g golden caster sugar

1 egg yolk

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 orange zest

375g plain flour

100g dark chocolate chunks

Here's How

Mix the butter, sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy

Add in the orange zest