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Shortbread with Espresso Curd

Espresso curd and pistachio shortbreads

This recipe is a nice simple flavoured shortbread that carries the wonderful expresso curd that any coffee lover will just love.


250g softened butter

125g of icing sugar

1 egg yolk

1 tsp of vanilla extract

375g of plain flour

100g pistachio nuts roasted in the oven for 4-5 minutes at 170c

for the curd

125g of butter

4 egg yolks

100g sugar

50ml of hot water mixed with 4 tsp of instant coffee

70g of dark chocolate