Gooseberry Jam Shortbread Crumb Bars

Gooseberry Jam Shortbread Crumb Bars

A beautiful balance of sweet, tart and buttery deliciousness PLUS super simple ingredients and quick prep time.

Serving Size: Serves 12 bars

½ cup Cabot Butter

¼ cup caster sugar

1 egg

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2.5 cup King Arthur Flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

Confectioners sugar for dusting

Blake Hill’s Gooseberry & Wild Elderflower Jam

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees; fully coat 9x9 inch baking pan with butter

2

With a mixer, combine butter and sugar until whipped, then add vanilla, egg and oil

3

In separate bowl, use spoon to combine baking powder and flour

4

Add 2 cups of the flour/baking powder mix to the whipped butter mix and create dough by combining with your hands

5

Take ⅔ of dough and spread edge to edge on the baking tray; prick dough with fork to prevent bubbles while baking

6

Spread 1 jar (or more) of Blake Hill’s Gooseberry & Wild Elderflower Jam over the entire dough on baking sheet

7

Take remaining dough and flour mix, and combine to make a crumb like texture

8

Sprinkle crumb topping over the Jam on baking sheet

9

Baked for 20 minutes or until the top is lightly golden brown

10

Let stand for 10 minutes then run a butter knife along inside edges of baking sheet to ensure jam is not sticking

11

Dust top with confectioners sugar before cutting

12

Wait a full 30 minutes to cut, trust us, it’s worth the wait - Enjoy!

Gooseberry Jam Shortbread Crumb Bars

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