If you desire the strawberries can be replaced with other berries e.g. blueberries, raspberries etc. You can also use white chocolate instead or a combination to make your shortbread with cream dessert.
225g Unsalted butter
110g caster sugar or soft brown sugar
225g Plain flour
100g Corn flour
Pinch of salt
Whipping cream or double cream
Milk or dark chocolate
Cooking time: 35mins Oven temp: 170oC (325of / Gas mark 3)
Preheat oven, in a bowl cream together the butter, sugar and salt.
Mix corn flour and plain flour and sieve into the above mixture. Knead lightly… (you may need to add another two-three tablespoons of plain flour and one tablespoon of cornflour… if the dough is too wet!)
Roll the dough between two sheets of parchment (or baking) paper to 1cm thick. Cut to shape (using cookie cutter). Prick the surface using a fork.
Place on baking sheet on a baking tray and bake for around 25mins. Remove from oven and transfer onto a cooling rack.
While the biscuits are cooling, – combine the icing sugar and cream and whisk together until slightly stiff.
Cut the strawberries and using a cheese grater shave the chocolate.
To make your Shortbread with cream
Prepare you shortbread with cream few minutes before serving by displaying the biscuits onto a serving tray. Using a teaspoon spread a little cream on top of each shortbread, add the strawberries and garnish with chocolate.
The prepared shortbread with cream can be made in advance and kept in the fridge for few hours.
Yummy yum – enjoy