Chocolate peanut butter shortbread sandwiches: If you love peanut butter, what could be better than peanut buttercream slathered between two chocolate shortbread biscuits? Sure to go down a treat
Preparation Time: Cooking Time: Total Time: Makes 16 servings
For the shortbread
150g golden icing sugar
225g butter, at room temperature
300g plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting
55g cocoa powder, sifted
For the peanut buttercream
300g golden icing sugar
50g butter, at room temperature
100g smooth peanut butter
- Put everything for the shortbread in a food processor with a pinch of salt and pulse until the mixture comes together to form a dough. If it won’t come together, take it out of the processor and bring it together with your hands. Tip onto a lightly floured work surface and shape into a log about 5cm in diameter. Wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hr.
- Heat oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 2. Line two large baking sheets with baking parchment. Cut the log into about 32 rounds 6mm thick and line them up on the sheets. Bake for 22-25 mins. Leave to cool a little, then carefully remove it from the moulds. Chocolate peanut butter shortbread sandwiches are ready to serve.