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Christmas Shortbread


Recipe Name:  Christmas Shortbread in Aga Range Cooker


Meal Type: Dessert
Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 24 Pieces

This recipe makes 24 pieces and can be prepared in advance and frozen if need be! 


  • 12 oz (325g) plain flour
  • 8 oz (225g) butter
  • 4 oz (110g) caster sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 jar (340g) mincemeat
  • Icing sugar to finish
  • Method:

    Line a small roasting tin with Bake-O-Glide™.

    Put the flour, sugar, salt and butter into a processor and whiz until the consistency of sand. Tip about half of this into the tin and press down firmly – use the bottom of a tumbler or your hand!

    Spread the mincemeat over the tin, then tip on the rest of the shortbread mix. Spread over and press down.

    In 3, 4 and 5 oven Aga range cooker...

    Hang the tin from the third set of runners in the baking oven.

    In 2 oven Aga range cooker...

    Set the tin into the large roasting tin and hang that from the lowest runners in roasting oven – and slide the cold plain shelf 2 runners above.

    Cook for 25 minutes until pale golden. Allow to cool completely before turning out, cutting into squares and dusting with a little icing sugar.

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