Monday, November 23, 2009

Salted Rosemary Almond Shortbread



I keep noticing that so many of my favorite things to eat are easy to make and have very few ingredients, and that the success of a recipe is really determined by the quality of each ingredient. I guess I knew this before, but this shortbread recipe is a good reminder: a creamy organic butter, golden local honey, tender freshly-cut rosemary, and fine salt make all the difference in the flavor of this dish.


Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt or fleur de sel
  • 1/2 teaspoon turbinado sugar

Melt butter. Mix all ingredients except turbinado sugar. Press dough into 10 inch tart pan. Use a fork or toothpick to make many tiny holes in dough to insure thorough cooking. Sprinkle top with turbinado.

Bake in 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

8 comments:

  1. This looks genuinely good. I'm usually reticent of gluten-free recipes, but I'm including this in my Christmas baskets this year. Thanks!

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  2. I am a dedicated foodie at heart and never gave much credit to gluten-free recipes myself until I had to eliminate wheat from my diet for medical reasons. I am always on a quest to make things that everyone will love, gluten-free or not. And I have to admit, almond flour is quite decadent and delicious.
    I hope you enjoy!

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  3. Simple, beautiful recipe... can't wait to make it!

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  4. Lovely photos and the recipe looks great...I adore almond flour and know this will be wonderful!

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  5. What a stunning holiday recipe! Would you like to submit it to my contest to win a cookbook? Just wanting to share the holiday cheer (and exposure to your blog) Would love for you to win :) http://ow.ly/3j61M

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  6. What a lovely blog you have...I'm so glad I found you through a Google search for rosemary shortbread. =) I'm looking forward to making these cookies with my almond flour.

    Beautiful photography and I like the recipes you've featured.

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  7. What is "1flakey sea salt"?

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    1. Thanks for catching that typo. I just corrected the mistake. Maldon and other companies sell flaky sea salt. It's a lovely finishing salt. Fleur de sel would also work here.
      Thanks!
      E

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E

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