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Calorie conscious orange and rose water shortbread

Lovely and light and perfect with a cup of tea, these orange and rose water shortbread fingers are the ideal mid afternoon snack. As this recipe uses Truvia, they are only 130 calories per finger.

Calorie conscious orange and rose water shortbread
Prep: 45 MINS
Bake: 20 MINS
Serves: 12
Skill Level: EASY

Ingredients

  • 150g Butter (unsalted) light
  • 1tbsp Truvia granulated sweetener
  • 1tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • ½tsp Rose water (we use Nielsen-Massey) Rose water
  • 1 Orange(s) zest only
  • 200g Plain white flour (we use Allinson)


The Method

STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 180℃ (fan 160℃, gas mark 4). Grease a baking sheet.

STEP 2
Place the butter into a large bowl and beat with the Truvia®, sugar and rose water until light and fluffy. Add the orange zest and then stir in the flour little by little.

STEP 3
Dust the work surface with a little flour and roll out the dough to a 18cm square. Cut in half and then cut each half into 6 fingers.

STEP 4
Place onto the baking sheet and chill for 30 minutres. Bake in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes, or until they begin to turn golden. Leave to cool and enjoy.


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