Make shortbread

Shortbread recipe 1


Makes 20 biscuits

You will need:

  • 125g butter, softened

  • 55g caster sugar plus extra to finish

  • 180g plain flour



1. Preheat the oven to 190C. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper

2. Put the butter and sugar in a large bowl. Use a handheld mixer to beat together until smooth.

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3. Add the flour and stir until fully combined.

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4. Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll to approximately 1cm thickness.

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5. Cut the dough into rounds or fingers and place on the prepared baking tray.

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6. Sprinkle caster sugar over the top of your biscuits, then place the tray in the fridge and chill for 20 minutes.

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 7. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until pale golden brown. Allow to cool on a wire rack before serving.

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