Gluten Free Shortbread Crust

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 08/06/2019, viewed by 394
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Good enough to eat on it's own, but this is really intended as a crust base for lemon bars or cheesecake or any other baked good where you might want a simple gluten free crust that mimics shortbread.

What you will need

2 cups Almond Meal

½ tsp Salt

3 Tbsp Honey

½ cup Unsalted Butter

(Nutritional facts 447 calories, 21.96 g fat, 59.47 g carbohydrates, 5.43 g protein, 49 mg cholesterol, 540 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Measure out 2 cups of almond meal or almond flour and put it in a mixing bowl.

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Add the salt.

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Add 3 Tbsp of honey.

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ill cold, just microwave it for about 30 seconds.

And then add the butter. The butter should be a little bit soft. If it's still cold, just microwave it for about 30 seconds.

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r mixing shortbread. Mix until a homogenous but crumbly dough is formed.

A spatula works great too, but the wooden spoon is a long held tradition for mixing shortbread. Mix until a homogenous but crumbly dough is formed.

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 use a ceramic baking dish, but you may need to bake for an extra 5 minutes or more. It's important here that your baking vessel is nonreactive, or it may react with the lemon juice and create off flavors.

Scatter the dough in an 8" x 8" anodized baking pan. Alternatively, you can use a ceramic baking dish, but you may need to bake for an extra 5 minutes or more. It's important here that your baking vessel is nonreactive, or it may react with the lemon juice and create off flavors.

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Press the dough down and out to the corners. Smooth it out to an even thickness.

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