Shortbread Cookies Matcha and Ginger - Recipes created by

Here is a classic Breton dessert with a small colourful twist.


Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes 

Cooking time: 12 minutes per plate 

Total time: About 2 hours

Yield: 20 cookies


  • 1⁄4 cup (100 g) salted butter *
  • 1⁄2 cup (100 g) white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3⁄4 cup + 1 tbsp (110g) flour 
  • 21⁄2 tsp (15g) powdered matcha
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 3⁄4 cup (105 g) almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons (8g) of baking powder

* If you have unsalted butter, add 1⁄4 tsp. (1 ml) salt to your recipe.


No need to turn on your oven right away, your cookie mix should sit 1 hour before baking.

  1. In a bowl, whisk the butter and sugar.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks one by one to your mixture.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to obtain a uniform mixture.
  4. With a rolling pin, spread your smooth and homogeneous mixture between two sheets of parchment paper to flatten it (look for a thickness of about 1 cm). Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).
  6. Cut the shortbread with a cookie cutter and spread on a baking sheet.
  1. Bake for 12 minutes on the bottom grid.



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