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Posted On December 27, 2010

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Dorothy Malkin

4 tsp. Instant coffee(20ml)

1 cup butter( room temp.)

1/2 cup sugar

1/2/ tsp vanilla

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

1/4 cornstarch

6 (1 oz.) squares semi-sweet choc. melted

Finely crush instant coffee in coffee grinder. In large bowl, cream tog. butter and sugar.

Beat in instant coffee and vanilla.

Sift flour and cornstarch tog. Stir into butter mixture. Mould into shapes of coffee beans using 1 tbsp.(15ml) dough for each cookie. Using the back of a knife, press and indent about 1/8 inch deep, lengthwise, across the top of each cookie. Place on greased sheet.

Bake at 325 deg. For 15 min. Place on wire racks to cool.

Dip both ends in melted choc. Place on baking sheet lined with waxed paper and refrigerate.

SHORTBREAD COOKIES for cookie press

Posted On December 23, 2010

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1  3/4 cups sifted all purpose flour

1/4 tsp. Salt

3/4 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg yolk, beaten

1 tsp. Vanilla

Sift flour and salt tog. Blend butter and sugar . Beat in egg yolk. Stir in vanilla and sifted flour. Mix well. Put through cookie press onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 deg. For 10 min. Or until browned.

The dough may be shaped into balls by hand and pressed flat with the tines of a fork. Cookies may be topped with nuts, cherries or choc.bits before baking.

SHORTBREAD (with rice flour)

Posted On December 23, 2010

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4 oz. Flour( 1 cup)

2 oz. Rice flour (2 tbsp)

4 oz. Butter (1/2 cup)

2 oz. Berry sugar (1/4 cup)

Sift flour, rice flour and sugar into bowl. Add butter. Work in butter until like a short pastry.

Shape into rounds. Place on greased and papered pan.

Prick all over with fork. Place in 300 deg. Oven until lightly coloured, then reduce heat to 275deg. And bake until done. (Takes 1 hour or longer, depending on thickness of cake.)


Posted On December 23, 2010

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2 cups butter

1 cup brown sugar

yolk of 1 egg

5 cups all purpose flour

Cream butter and sugar tog. Add egg yolk and stir well. Then add flour a little at a time until a consistency of putty. Roll out to 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick and prick with fork.

Bake at 325deg. Until firm or golden brown, about 30 min.

SHORTBREAD for making molds

Posted On December 22, 2010

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(325 F oven) for molds


1/2  pound butter

3/4 cup icing sugar

3/4 cup corn starch

1  1/2 cup flour

Cream the butter. Add the sugar and beat. Add cornstarch, add flour. Chill the dough. Roll and Slice. Bake at 325 F for about 20 minutes. Watch it.

To use moulds:

Flour the moulds lightly. Tip out any excess flour. Flop in the shortbread dough. The dough should tip out of the mould easily onto an ungreased tray. Bake as above. Space well.

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