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December 13, 2012

Cinnamon Shortbread

Buttery, melt-in-the-mouth Cinnamon Shortbread

Buttery and melt-in-the-mouth, as shortbread should be - but this time, Cinnamon Shortbread !!
This is so good, and the gaze is Cinnamon packed as well ...  I like baking shortbread, it's mix, bake and cut, basically.  I can see another batch will be baked soon again - this batch did not last long.

Cinnamon Shortbread



Yields : 40

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup Butter, softened
1 cup Caster Sugar
2 1/2 cups Flour
1/4 cup Corn Flour    (Cornstarch)
1 TB Baking Powder
2 t Ground Cinnamon
1 t Salt

Glaze:

1/2 cup Butter, melted
1 cup Icing Sugar
2 TB Ground Cinnamon
1 TB + 1 t Honey
Pinch Salt

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Pre-heat the oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F) - Line a baking sheet with baking paper.
2.) Beat the Butter and Caster Sugar until creamy.
3.) Sift together the Flour, Corn Flour, Baking Powder, Cinnamon and Salt - add to the Butter mixture and mix very well.
4.) Press dough into the prepared baking sheet - prick all over with a fork - Bake 20 - 25 minutes until light brown.
5.) Meanwhile, beat together the melted Butter, Icing Sugar, Cinnamon, Honey and Salt until smooth - spread over the shortbread whilst still warm - leave to cool completely on baking sheet.

Cut into squares or fingers as soon as the glaze has set


12 comments:

  1. Oooh ..... I need to make this soon! I can see why it didn't last long at your house ;)

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  2. Yum! I love Cinnamon Shortbread! Thanks for the recipe. Will try it out.
    xoxo
    www.revampspunkyrena.com

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  3. Shortbread and cinnamon - these are a few of my favourite things! YUM!

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  4. I love shortbread, it's my favorite! Cinnamon sounds like a great addition.
    Thanks for sharing on super Sweet Saturday.
    steph
    swtboutique.com

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  5. So funny I haven't come across a cinnamon shortbread recipe, such a great idea. Thanks for sharing it on foodie friday.

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  6. Cinnamon is a crowd pleaser and that makes this a great combination.

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  7. When I saw the words cinnamon and shortbread in the same title, I had to see what it was all about. These look delicious, I'll definitely be trying them out!

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  8. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Blog Hop!
    Debi @ adornedfromabove.com
    Angie @ godsgrowinggarden.com

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  9. Linda, Your Cinnamon Shortbread looks awesome! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and a very Merry Christmas to you and your family.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  10. These sound great Linda! I'm featuring you this week from Scrumptious Sunday #42! http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.ca/2012/12/scrumptious-sunday-42-features.html

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  11. Congratulations! You've been featured on this week's Martha Mondays! :) Swing by to pick up a "Featured" button and do a little bragging! :)

    http://www.watchoutmartha.net/2012/12/martha-mondays-link-up-party-features_23.html

    Amanda
    www.watchoutmartha.net

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