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Chocolate Dipped Shortbread

by Tiago Fragoso
on 27th March 2018
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A simple and yet delicious buttery shortbread, shortbread is usually loaded with refined and bleached sugars. My recipe is free from refined sugar and the chocolate used organic sugar.


Chocolate Dipped Shortbread

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Don’t forget – ingredients can be swapped out for gluten free or dairy free alternatives.

Ingredients

Prep Time
Serves
4

Instructions

  1. Using the dough blade of your Ninja Kitchen system, throw in the plain flour, stevia and butter, and select low/dough until you achieve a thick shortbread dough.

  2. Transfer the dough to a bowl, cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to cool.

  3. When the dough is in the fridge for approximately 20 minutes, start to pre-heat the oven to 180C degrees.

  4. Now, removed the dough from the fridge and start rolling it using a rolling pin, you want the short bread to be about ½ cm – 1cm thick.

  5. Use a cookie cutter and cut the cookies, pierce some holes and place in a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Repeat process until you use all of the dough.

  6. Place in the oven and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until golden.

  7. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.

  8. Melt the Montezuma chocolate over hot water by breaking the chocolate into pieces and adding 5 tbsp. milk.

  9. Dip half of the shortbread in the chocolate and sprinkle some chocolate shaving and place back on a wire rack to cool.

 

Tiago Fragoso

I have always had an interest for the healthy food industry, thehealthybeard started completely out of the blue – I started posting pictures of the breakfasts and desserts that I would make, within weeks my Instagram began to grow and people would ask me for the recipes. In 2014 I decided to quit eating animal based products and follow a plant-based diet and never looked back! My recipes focus on quick and easy plant-based dishes that are accessible to people. I love to inspire and encourage others to follow a healthy lifestyle. You can keep up to date with my recipes via my Blog and Instagram.
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