Moustached Movember Baking

Moustached Movember Baking

Tash with a 'tache...
Tash with a 'tache...

Movember... thats right. Raise money by growing a moustache (if you're a guy) or raising money by baking if you're me!

This week we had a Movember Bake Sale at work, so obviously I baked!

Lots of shortbread cookies...
Lots of shortbread cookies...

Vanilla shortbread, chocolate shortbread, dipped in milk and white chocolate, and liberally sprinkled with pistachio... YUM!

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Get your 'tache on a stick!

Girls bringing the 'tache back!
Girls bringing the 'tache back!
Cookie close-up!
Cookie close-up!

I used my fail sale vanilla shortbread recipe by Lily Vanilli, and a batch of chocolate shortbread.

Chocolate Shortbread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 180 grams unsalted butter
  • 90 grams caster sugar
  • A sprinkle of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 240 grams plain flour
  • 30 grams cocoa powder
  • I egg yolk

Method:

  • Sift together flour and cocoa powder
  • Add in the sugar, salt and vanilla and mix all dry ingredients together
  • Rub in butter until the dough looks like breadcrumbs
  • Add in the egg yolk and incorporate until dough begins to come together
  • Roll out dough to 1cm thickness and cut into whichever shape you fancy!
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours
  • Bake for 15-18 mins approx at 165oC
  • Take out and leave to cool
  • Dip in melted chocolate and sprinkle over pistachios, or whichever topping you choose

ENJOY! Are you doing Movember?!

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