Chocolate Shortbread Sandwiches

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“This is a very simple but fancy looking shortbread sandwich which is very versatile. You can make a bittersweet chocolate filling, or a white chocolate filling...heaps of options. Found this recipe in Donna Hay's "dining" cookbook.”
12 sandwiches

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place butter and icing sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer, and beat until light and creamy.
  2. Add flour, rice flour and cocoa powder, and mix till a smooth dough forms.
  3. Roll out dough between sheets of non-stick baking paper until it is 2mm (1/8 inch) thick.
  4. Cut dough into 6cm (2 1/2 inch) circles (or any shape you like maybe hearts) and place them on a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper.
  5. Bake dough circles in a preheated 315F (160C) oven for 15 minutes or until biscuits are firm to touch.
  6. Cool biscuits on wire racks.
  7. To make filling, place chocolate and cream in a saucepan over low heat and stir until smooth.
  8. (You can use the microwave) Refrigerate mixture until it is firm.
  9. To serve, sandwich 2 biscuits together with a spoonful of chocolate filling.

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