We start with our classic shortbread recipe and add little bits of crystalized ginger and Lemon essential oil. The lemon is nice and soft, but the ginger packs a nice litte ginger heat with each bite. YUM!
It took me many years of experimenting, tweaking, changing, working out the technique to get the perfectly snappy shortbread with just the right amount of vanilla and the perfect crumb. Sometimes fewer ingredients in a recipe means you have to rely on technique to get everything to come together just right! Each box contains six cookies and 6 parchment squares for baking.
You can also thaw our shortbread, pressing the bottom of a buttered cupcake, muffin or tart pan for a great crust for filling like jams, jellies, custards, puddings, whipped cream and fruit, etc. etc. etc.
A note on our frozen products and baking
All of our frozen products are put in our blast freezer within minutes of cutting, rolling, shaping and traying. We set our blast freezer to -80 degrees, that's 80 degrees below zero, things tend to freeze rather quickly! This allows for a fresher and better looking product! Each item comes with its own parchment square for induvidual baking.
Please adjust baking times to your own oven! The instructions that come with each of our frozen products is based on a convection oven, which most people have these days. Even many toaster ovens are convection or have that option. The standard rule is set a still oven at 25 degrees more than a convection oven. If you have a recipe you usually bake in a still oven, you would lower the temperature by 25 degrees if using a convection oven. Chocolate Chip cookies cook at 350 degrees in a still oven, and 325 degrees in a convection oven. Convection ovens work by forcing hot air around inside your oven which aids in quicker cooking and more even browning. The swirling air is "hotter" than non moving air. Still turn your items 1/2 way through and always bake in the center of your oven for best results (your product is in the center of the oven, not just the shelf in the center spot!