Pecan and Ginger Shortbread

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Appears in
Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

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Here’s a delicious dubbed-up version of Scottish shortbread. These are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee, or scoops of vanilla ice cream.


  • 125 g ( oz) unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for the tin
  • 55 g (2


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/340°F/gas mark 3½.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together, using an electric mixer or by hand, until pale and fluffy, then stir in the flour and cornmeal (polenta) until smooth. Add the pecans and ginger and stir until they are ev