Walnut short bread


Walnut short bread
Those little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.
104,4694.2/5 for 34 ratings
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Last modified on: October 2nd 2011

For 40 biscuits, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 20 biscuits 40 biscuits 80 biscuits 120 biscuits

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
26 min.2 hours35 min.3 hours 1 min.
Keeping: A few days in a closed metal box.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #1
Start by roast 4.4 oz walnut kernels: put on a baking sheet and put in the oven at 300°F (150°C) for 10 minutes.

Walnut should dry without coloring.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Let cool, then mix to get a powder.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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In a food processor bowl, pour 4.5 oz butter and 4.4 oz icing sugar, start at low speed and kneed until homogeneous mixture.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Add 13.7 oz flour and 1 egg, and continue to kneed until homogeneous mixture.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Make a kind of ball with the dough.

Stage 6 - 2 hours
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And put it between 2 plastic film sheets to make a kind of thick circle. Put in the fridge for at least 2 hours or a night, otherwise 30 minutes in the freezer.

We do that because dough is very very soft at ambient temperature.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
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Preheat your oven at 360°F (180°C).

Spread the dough, not too thin, on the working surface, and cut in circles...

Stage 8
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...that you lay on a baking sheet.

Stage 9
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You can also make square shapes using a roll.

Stage 10 - 25 min.
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Put in the oven and make cook for about 25 minutes, watch for color because short bread should not be too cooked otherwise they are dry.

Let cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

You can make this recipe with almonds, hazelnut or other dry fruits of your choice

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,199 Kcal or 13,394 Kj48 gr329 gr188 gr
160 %19 %31 %28 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
474 Kcal or 1,985 Kj7 gr49 gr28 gr
24 %3 %5 %4 %
Per biscuits
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
80 Kcal or 335 Kj1 gr8 gr5 gr
4 %<1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hamburgers, Chocolate rolls (petits pains), Gâteau Breton (Brittany butter cake), Cramique, Pesto crackers, ... All
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Apple Strudel, Oaty walnut cake , Granola, Special Cheese and Walnut Sticks, Baked Camembert with Walnuts, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French toast "cordon bleu", Lille style chicken, Caribbean upside-down cake, Oatmeal cake, Plain cake, ... All
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