Cookbook:Raspberry Shortbread Bars

Raspberry Shortbread Bars
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These raspberry shortbread bars are simply delicious! Stuffed full of fresh homemade raspberry jam and raspberry pieces, each bite fills you with a warm fuzzy feeling you can only get from such home-baked goodness. They are 100% vegan and gluten-free.

Originally posted to Foodista by user Justina Elumeze. Foodista recipes are released under a CC-BY license.

Ingredients edit

Shortbread crust edit

Jam filling edit

Topping edit

  • ¼ recipe shortbread crust (see above)
  • ¼ cup chopped almonds

Preparation edit

Shortbread crust edit

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Combine all of the crust ingredients together until everything is evenly mixed. Dough should be crumbly but still form a dough when pressed together.
  3. Spread the dough onto a greased baking tray(what size?). Press down slightly with a spatula until the layer is evenly spread over the bottom of the tray.
  4. Prick the crust all over with a fork. Bake for approximately 15 minutes in the preheated oven.
  5. Remove from the oven and set aside.

Jam filling edit

  1. Combine the raspberries and syrup in a pot and allow to cook for approximately 5 minutes on a medium heat. Stir often to prevent the jam from burning.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and continue to cook until the mixture is a thick consistency.
  3. Break down any raspberry pieces that may be too big before removing from the heat and allowing to cool down.

Assembly and baking edit

  1. Once cooled, spread the jam evenly all over the shortbread base.
  2. Prepare the quarter-recipe of crust to use as topping.
  3. Crumble topping and combine with almonds. Sprinkle topping over the jam spread. Place the tray back in the oven to bake for a further 15–20 minutes.
  4. Once golden brown, remove from the oven and allow to cool.