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Lemon Curd and Lavender Shortbread

July 4, 2019



Lavender and lemon curd shortbreads 

Prep time 20 minutes 

Bake time 15 minutes 

Makes 8-10 biscuits 




Chocolate and orange sables

250g butter (room temperature)

125g icing sugar

1 medium egg yolks

1 tbsp of lemon curd

375g plain flour

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp of freshly picked lavender 


Here’s how 

Place butter, icing sugar, egg yolk and curd in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy.

Add the vanilla and sieve in the flour. 

 Mix together with the lavender until the dough comes together.

Place on a floured surface and shape into a log shape.  

Refrigerate for 1 hour

Slice into 2cm thick slices and bake on a non-stick baking tray for 12 -14 minutes at 160°C until golden.