Desserts

Shortbread with nuts and figs


Easy, crunchy and delicious, this shortbread with nuts and figs is original and terribly delicious.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 80 g of rice flour
  • 120 g of a mixture of flour (cornstarch, chestnut, quinoa, small spelled)
  • 6 tbsp. crushed walnut kernels
  • ½ sachet of yeast
  • 80 g semi-salted butter
  • 80 g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 4 figs
  • 1 small pot of chestnut cream (or caramel)
  • 2 tbsp. liquid honey

Nut and fig shortbread

- In a salad bowl, mix the flour, 4 tbsp. of crushed walnuts and yeast.

- Add the cold diced butter and the sugar. Stir in the egg. Mix well to obtain a smooth paste.

- Shape the dough into a roll then refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).

- Slice the dough roll like a sausage to obtain slices of about 5 mm. Shape them by flattening them slightly. Place them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.

- Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

- Take the cookies out of the oven and place them on a wire rack to cool (about 15 minutes).

- Wash and cut the figs into 6 or 8 depending on their size.

- On each cookie, place the chestnut cream, a piece of fig and a few crushed walnuts.

Drizzle with a drizzle of honey, and enjoy!

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel

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