We all love tasty treats in our household. Shortbread is a firm favourite and simple to bake. By dividing the mixture in half, you can make some original and some chocolate chip shortbread.
Ingredients (makes 14 fingers)
180g plain flour
55g caster sugar
30g chocolate chips
Preheat fan oven to 170 deg C.
Cream the butter and sugar together.
Mix in the flour.
Draw half the mixture into a ball and put aside.
Add the chocolate chips to the remainder of the mixture.
Draw this mixture togther into a ball.
Turn one ball onto a floured board.
Roll to a rectangle, about 1cm thick.
Lift onto a greased baking sheet.
Repeat last three steps for second ball.
Dust with extra caster sugar.
Mark the rectangles into 7 fingers each by cutting about halfway down.
Prick a pattern on the fingers.
Bake in the middle of the oven for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack.
Cut fully into fingers.
Serve and enjoy.