Chocolate Shortbread

Yields: 12 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 25 Mins Total Time: 35 Mins

A delicious alternative to traditional shortbread, chocolate… what more could you ask for…!?


0/6 Ingredients
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0/5 Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/350°F/Gas mark 4.
  • Place the flour, sugar, cocoa and salt into a food processor and pulse for a few seconds. Add the butter and blend for about 30 seconds until the mixture is fine like sand.
  • Place the mixture into a 20.5cm loose based cake tin which is well greased. Press the mixture with the back of a spoon to create an even layer. Prick the dough with a fork all over and score into 8 or 12 sections with a knife.
  • Bake in the oven for about 25 minutes until firm.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with sugar, cut into sections along the scored edges. Leave to cool before removing from the tin. Enjoy!


  • As the shortbread contains cocoa watch carefully so that it does not scorch.
  • Under-cooked shortbread does not taste good either so reduce the temperature if it starts to go too brown early.

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