Shortbread Cookies With Citrus Zest Recipe
Shortbread cookies With Citrus Zest Recipe are yummy crumbly soft butter cookies made with a few ingredients. They have a very light buttery texture and tastes incredibly good. You can top them with caramel, meringue, or lime zest. You can also use avocado instead of butter and make a vegan low-fat version of this cookie. But the cookies will be greener with avocados.
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- 1 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 1/2 cup Butter (Salted)
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1 teaspoon Lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon Orange Zest (Rind)
- 1 pinch Kosher salt
How to make Shortbread Cookies With Citrus Zest Recipe
To start preparing Shortbread Cookies With Citrus Zest Recipe, cream together the butter and sugar, saving 2 teaspoons for later use, and form a fluffy mix.
Mix the dry ingredients, flour, baking powder and kosher salt, add in the creamed sugar and butter to it.
Knead to form a crumbly dough and let it refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, knead the dough along with orange zest, lemon zest and sugar, roll out the dough and using a cookie cutter, cut out shapes of your choice.
Bake in an Oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit on a greased baking sheet for 8-10 minutes rotating the baking tray halfway in between if needed, for even cooking.