Apple shorties are very short buttery base topped with the mixture of grated apples and raisins.
Though the amount of sugar in the recipe is less it's very sweet because of apples and raisin.
Source:Good House Keeping Recipe Book
Unsalted Butter-75 gm softened
Caster Sugar-40 gm
Plain Flour-75 gm sifted
Fine semolina-40 gm
1 cooking apple
Raisins- 125 gm
Mixed spice-1/2 tsp
Muscovado sugar-2 tbsp
lemon juice-1 tsp
Preheat the oven to 190 degree celsius, fan oven 170 degree celsius. Grease a 18 cm shallow square baking tin or a 20 cm round tin. Beat together the first four ungredients and mix well, press the mixture into the prepared tin and level the surface. Bake for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile peel and grate the apple and mix with remaining ingredients and spoon over the shortbread and return to the oven for further 15 minutes. Leave to cool for few minutes then cut into squares or triangle. Leave to cool completely and remove from the tin.