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Orange Shortbread

These orange shortbread cookies are wonderfully soft and crumbly with a delicious orange flavor and smooth texture. 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Chilling Time 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cookies


  • 1 Cup Sorghum Flour
  • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 14 Tbsp Unsalted Butter about 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange


  • Put sorghum flour, all-purpose flour, and granulated sugar into a food processor and pulse until well blended
  • Add butter, vanilla extract, and orange zest. Blitz until the mixture forms a firm dough
  • Turn out onto a lightly dusted worktop and roll out into a square, about 8mm thick.
  • Transfer square onto a baking sheet, prick with a fork, and then chill for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes or until a light golden brown and just firm
  • Use a 6cm cutter to stamp out 9 discs. Leave to cool on baking sheet.
  • Wrap each disc with acetate sheets and secure with tape.
  • Pour warmed caramel into each mold (about2 tablespoons) and let chill for 20 minutes to harden the caramel. The warmed caramel should be between 95°F - 104°F
  • Spoon 2 tablespoons of ganache into to mold and let set.
  •  Decorate each shortbread treat with a chocolate disc (as desired)
  • Enjoy!!
Keyword Orange, Shortbread