This fun and delicious gluten free zebra cake is super easy to make and bound to impress just about anyone. Chocolate and vanilla batters complement each other perfectly in this sweet, moist and airy cake that is suitable for all occasions, from posh afternoon tea to a children’s party, on its own or frosted in buttercream, dusted with icing sugar, or smothered in chocolate ganache.
There are many things to love about this delightful gluten free zebra cake.
It’s super fun – to make, to eat, to look at.
It’s chocolate and it’s vanilla, no need to decide between the two.
It’s incredibly easy to make (although you might not think so).
And it looks ridiculously impressive.
Oh, and it’s simply delicious.
This easy recipe guarantees perfectly crumbly, buttery, melt-in-the-mouth vanilla shortbread cookies every single time. Requiring less than 45 minutes, it’s ideal for satisfying sneaky cookie cravings, or as a mid-week bake when you want something sweet and delicious, but are short on time.
We’re going really basic today. We’re making quick vanilla shortbread cookies. I’m not being patronising. It’s highly likely you’ve made them before, and yes, they are really simple to make. But perhaps you’ve had problems with them being too crumbly or not crumbly enough or too dry or without the ‘snap’ or, or, or. What I’m getting at is that we shouldn’t underestimate how much can go wrong even with simple recipes. Which is why having a good basic recipe is so important and why you should definitely read on. Because this recipe ensures you get perfectly buttery, crumbly vanilla shortbread cookies that will melt in your mouth and can… also be used as air fresheners. Just put a cookie in each room and your house will smell a-h-mazing. Plus, you won’t have to leave the room when that sneaky cookie craving strikes. It’s a win-win situation, really.