Shortbread almond biscuits

Welcome to the perfect recipe of a fool proof gluten free shortbread recipe, involving almonds who give a fine elegant touch to the dough taste. I already made these biscuits for non gluten free people and anyone ever notice any difference, so no need for explanations. This is a basic recipe you can customize and adapt to your favorite flavors. Needless to say, these cookies are a great gift for Christmas, birthdays and every other time you have to come up with a last minute homemade present. The ingredients involve only natural gluten free flours you probably already have at home.

Ingredients for 30 biscuits:

  • 120 g / 4,2 oz butter
  • 200 g / 7 oz cane sugar
  • 1 happy egg
  • 120 g / 4,2 oz almond flour
  • 180 g / 6,3 rice flour
  • 90 g / 3,2 cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • chocolate, almonds, sprinkle…choose your decoration
  1. Cream the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg and mix well.
  3. Add all the other ingredients unti you reach a uniform texture.
  4. Make a dough ball and let it rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Pre-heat the oven to 170°C / 340°F.
  6. Put the dough between two parchment paper sheets and roll it out to a 5mm thickness.
  7. Cut your favorite shapes and line them on the batch.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Once the biscuits are cold, decorate them with chocolate, chopped almond, salt flakes…you can get a wide variety of biscuits with a single dough.