Ted Lasso is back and so are his famous "biscuits." The 1st episode of the 3rd and final season of the hit Apple TV series was released Wednesday, March 15th and viewers have already tuned in to see what will happen with Ted and his crew. The show follows Ted Lasso, an American football coach who is hired to coach an English soccer team with the secret intention that his inexperience will lead to the team's failure but instead, his upbeat personality and optimistic leadership proves unexpectedly successful. Ted Lasso first premiered in 2020 on Apple TV and was an overwhelming success. It was nominated for a record 20 Primetime Emmy Awards, making it the most nominated first-season comedy in the Emmy's history.
In the first season, Ted (Jason Sudeikis) regularly brings his boss, Rebecca (Hannah Waddingham) "biscuits" as a gift, trying to warm her up to him and his unique coaching ideas for her soccer team. The biscuits which are actuy allcalled cookies in the U.S, become a recurring theme on the show and not long after fans everywhere were asking about the "biscuits" and how to make them at home.
As simple as it is to love this show, Ted's recipe is just as simple. Apple TV shared the official recipe with TODAY in 2021 and according to them, there are only four ingredients: flour, butter, powdered sugar and salt. The best part is these are items that everyone is sure to have in their pantry.
- 2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoons of coarse salt
- 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, room temperature
- 3/4 cup of confectioners' sugar
- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
- Sift the flour and salt, mix into bowl and then set aside.
- Mix butter on high speed until fluffy (Approximately 3 to 5 minutes).
- Gradually add the sugar, continuing to mix until it is pale and fluffy.
- Add the flour all at once and mix well until combined.
- Butter a square baking pan.
- Pat and roll shortbread into the pan no more than 1/2-inch thick.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- Cut the dough into squares.
- Bake until golden brown, making sure the middle is firm. (Approximately 45 to 60 minutes)
- Cool them completely. Re-slice, if necessary. Serve and enjoy!
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