Chocolate shortbread

These chocolate shortbread are crispy, melting and simple to make. I invite you to discover this recipe for chocolate shortbread which will surely delight your friends
Category : Shortbread and biscuit
Difficulty : Easy
Servings : 8 personnes
Preparation time : 25 minutes
Cooking time : 12 minutes
Temps de repos : 1 hour 30 minutes
Total time : 2 hours 7 minutes
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Chocolate shortbread


  • 120 g dark chocolate 50% cocoa
  • 120 g butter
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 40 g caster sugar
  • 140 g cake flour
  • 25 g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • liquid vanilla


  • Start by softening the butter, either by taking it out at room temperature in advance, or by gradually heating it in the microwave on low power.
  • Also melt the chocolate, preferably in a double boiler.
  • In the softened butter, add the brown sugar, the caster sugar and 1/2 cap of liquid vanilla. Mix with a whisk.
  • Add the melted chocolate and mix with a spatula. Sift the flour and the cocoa powder over the mixture, then mix everything until you get a homogeneous dough.
  • Put this shortbread dough on a slightly floured plate, then cover with cling film. Let the chocolate shortbread dough rest in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • After resting, cut the dough in half, knead a first piece of dough with the palm of the hands to soften it, then lengthen it to make a 3 to 4 cm diameter roll.
  • Place this first roll of chocolate shortbread on a plate, and repeat the same operation with the second piece of dough. Cover with cling film and leave 30 to 45 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Then take each roll of dough that you cut into 1 cm thick slices. Place these shortbread biscuits on a baking sheet covered with greaseproof paper, spacing them out.
  • Last step is to bake these chocolate shortbread biscuits for 10 to 12 minutes in an oven at 170 ° C. After baking, allow the shortbread cookies to cool on the paper before handling them because they are crumbly.
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