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ginger shortbread

2011.12.04
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Ginger Shortbread

1 cup flour +
1/3 cup sugar
2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cup butter
1 Terry's Chocolate Orange Snowball, (less a piece or three for nibbling)


Preheat oven to 325F. Combine all ingredients except the chocolate in a large bowl and combine with your hands until well mixed (add more flour if necessary to make a dry dough). Press firmly into a 8" round cake pan. Use a fork to prick score lines to make 8 wedges. Bake for 25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove and cut along score lines immediately. Cool completely in pan.

Remove from pan and place on a plate (or like me, flip the pan over and use the bottom). Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Use a spoon to drizzle over the shortbread. Refrigerate until chocolate is firm.



It's not exactly the same as Felecia's favourite, but it's pretty darned good! (as proven by the empty plate)
14 Comments
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This looks delicious. I guess I should just try making my own too. Yummmm Marjorie. Great job!!
PS: you have email. lol
liveandletlive · 2011-12-04: 17:04
????? Bloody hell Marj, what about my weight????? But it sure looks yummy enough to forget about that and give it a try one of these days ;-) THX for sharing this one :-)
????? · 2011-12-04: 19:45
lukesmom Yummo! This looks great! Nice photos of your creation1
lukesmom · 2011-12-04: 20:40
stabeez Looks mouth watering. You always need to keep a few pieces of each ingredient for tasting.
stabeez · 2011-12-04: 21:08
sooch Like the framing and texture of 1 and 2, looks delicious:)
sooch · 2011-12-04: 21:15
joycephotography Now that looks really good & the photos as well.
joycephotography · 2011-12-04: 21:35
djnana Oh, gosh, does that look yummy! Your great photos make me want to try it! What's better for the holidays than something with ginger! (I've been away so long and I've really missed seeing your photos!)
djnana · 2011-12-04: 22:23
lgnelson I'm trying this recipe! I'm afraid your last shot will be what mine looks like!
lgnelson · 2011-12-04: 23:14
nataliemanco beautiful delicious post
nataliemanco · 2011-12-05: 04:41
????? oh my. this does look and sound delicious
????? · 2011-12-05: 07:39
ArtBee Never tried shortbread with ginger, but it sure does sound delicious. The chocolate drizzle adds a touch of sophistication to the presentation.Your food photos are fantastic! Christmas baking season is here.....woooohooo
ArtBee · 2011-12-05: 08:19
honzicek Look's so tasty....Great set!
honzicek · 2011-12-05: 10:23
girafferacing Lol, I love the inclusion of the empty plate! Another tasty post :-)
girafferacing · 2011-12-05: 18:22
????? Looks great! Gotta try it!
????? · 2011-12-05: 22:40
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