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Cherry-Almond Shortbread Biscuits

By Richard Poynton - April 4, 2014

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Download the Cherry-Almond Shortbread Biscuits Recipe.

Makes 36

  • 1 cup butter – softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cherry jam

Beat the butter in an electric mixer and add the sugar and extract. Beat well
Beat in enough flour as you can and then use a wooden spoon to stir in the rest
Cover and chill for 1 hour
Shape dough into small balls and place on a baking sheet
Press your thumb into the biscuit to make an indentation in the centre of the biscuit
Spoon in 1/2 tsp jam
Bake for 10mins at 180°C

About Richard Poynton

Richard Poynton Richard is in love with food, a passion of his since school days. All his and Mouse’s travels have been based around food and wine, giving him experiences which have stood him in good stead for his food creations at Cleopatra. He bases all his dishes on flavour first and loves trying new ingredients and ideas – mixing and matching – to give a perfect balance on each plate.


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