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Lemon Iced Macadamia Shortbread

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250g plain flour
125g castor sugar
250g butter
125g rice flour
150g macadamia nuts

200g icing sugar
Zest and juice of 2 lemons


1. Pour caster sugar, rice flour, plain flour and softened butter into a bowl and rub together until smooth, then knead for 5 minutes.

2. Place onto flour dusted bench and roll out to about 2 cm thick and cut into required shapes.

3. Lightly smash the macadamias and stud into shortbreads pressing into the surface.

4. Bake at 150-175C for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

5. Mix together icing sugar and lemon, refrigerate to thicken slightly. Pour icing over cooled shortbreads.

Lemon Iced Macadamia Shortbread