Spiced Christmas Shortbread

Spiced Christmas Shortbread


  • 200g Plain Flour
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 125g Unslated Butter
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract

For the Frosting

  • 45g Fudge Kitchen Fudge Sauce of Your Choice
  • 120g Icing Sugar
  • Cup of Sliced Almonds, Crushed Hazelnuts, Chopped walnuts for decorating


  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 3 / 325°F / 165°C.
  2. Mix the flour and sugar together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Rub in the butter to form breadcrumbs,
  4. Add the vanilla and cinnamon, and pat and push it into a dough.
  5. Roll it out until it’s 1cm thick
  6. Place directly on to a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper
  7. Pop the baking sheet into the oven and cook for 20 to 30 minutes until a light golden colour. Set aside until cool.
  8. Make the frosting by melting the butter in a saucepan then remove from the heat.
  9. Stir in the icing sugar into the mixture with a rubber spatula until smooth. When all is mixed together, add the fudge sauce to make a delicious fudgey frosting.
  10. Spread the frosting over the top of your shortbread and spread evenly.
  11. Sprinkle on crushed nuts, gently push into the fudge, then cut into squares.
  12. Cover until ready to serve.


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