I always use the 1:2:3 ratio when it comes to baking shortbread biscuits. I did try something similar to this a while ago and it seemed to turn out well so I decided to give it another go to post on my blog today.
Makes: 5 biscuits
50g caster sugar
150g plain flour (plus some extra)
1/2 a Valencia orange
I mixed the sugar and butter together in a bowl with a spoon then started adding the flour (I added it in two lots, I find it mixes easier this way).
When this was mixed together I cut the orange in half and used a juice squeezer to squeeze out some orange juice, I added this to the mix then to get the consistency back right I stirred in a bit of extra flour because the juice obviously made the mixture more liquidy. I did this a couple of times until I felt I’d added enough orange juice.
I scooped up some of the mixture using my hands, pressed it until it was smooth then flattened it with my palm before placing it onto greaseproof paper on a baking tray (obviously you can use biscuit cutters here) repeat this for the rest of the mixture.
I used a fork to make the holes across the biscuits then added bits of orange segments to the top of the biscuits (make sure the orange is facing away from you/at a plate when you do this because orange juice can spray out at you as I found) to finish with I squirted a tiny bit more juice onto the top of the biscuits.
I waited until I finished to preheat the oven because I usually use this time while I’m waiting for the oven to warm up to do the washing up, I baked the biscuits for around 18 minutes at 190c.
Once baked I transferred the biscuits onto a plate.
Do let me know in the comments if you give this recipe a go, enjoy!