Almond Shortbread Bars


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Almond shortbread bars make for a lovely tasty freshly baked snack recipe with a delectable taste of almonds. A recipe which dose not require any special baking skills, the almond shortbread bars are prepared by mixing together flour, sugar, eggs and almond extract.

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Almond Shortbread Bars recipe - How to make Almond Shortbread Bars

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2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter , whisked
1 egg , seperated
1/4 tsp almond essence
1/2 cup chopped almonds (badam)
  1. In a deep bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter, egg yolk and almond essence and whisk well till no lumps remain.
  2. Pour the mixture in a greased 15"x10"x1" pan and press gently.
  3. Keep aside.
  4. In another bowl, whisk the egg white along with 2 tbsp water and brush the mixture on top of the flour mixture.
  5. Sprinkle the nuts evenly and bake in a pre-heated oven for 15 to 20 minutes at 225°c.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by anushka_c20 on 16 Jun 2011

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