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Very gingery shortbread


Shortbread has got to be one of the best British biscuits. In fact, I’m struggling to think of any near contenders that satisfy on every level as a simple piece of sweet, buttery shortbread. Even if I wasn’t Scottish and slightly biased towards my birthplace’s fine culinary exports, then I would still be passionate about this fine biscuit. The magic of shortbread is the sheer simplicity of only using three ingredients – butter, sugar and flour – to create something so utterly delicious. The texture should have a crumbly, almost sandy texture, with an indulgent rich buttery taste that melts in the mouth.

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