Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

These biscuits are the perfect blend of rich coffee, dark chocolate and toasted nuts. Simple to make, they're ideal if you're sharing a cuppa with friends

Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, then remove the bowl and leave to cool a little and rm up somewhat. Dip each piece of shortbread halfway in the melted chocolate,...

  • Yield: makes 20
  • Cooking time: 30 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Bbcgoodfood.com

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp instant espresso powder
  • 250g butter Butter butt-errButter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… , softened at room temperature
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 75g rice flour
  • 75g unblanched hazelnuts, halved
  • 150g 70% dark chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 75g blanched hazelnuts, toasted and very roughly chopped (leave some pieces quite large)

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