All-Butter Shortbread

    45 min

    The simplest recipe for delicious buttery shortbread. The biscuits are lightly sweet, very buttery and very short. Enjoy with a big mug of tea or coffee.

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    Makes: 36 biscuits

    • 450g butter, softened
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 500g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    2. Cream softened butter thoroughly. Slowly add sugar.
    3. Sieve flour and cornflour before adding. Mix well. Press into an ungreased swiss roll tin.
    4. Bake 30 minutes or until very light brown. Score and cut while warm.

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    most gorgeous biscuits ever, perfect plus this recipe makes LOADS!  -  04 Jan 2011


    Used different ingredients. Used stork margarine, worked just as well.  -  04 Jan 2011


    This was so easy to make and so delicious too even my husband liked them.  -  16 Jun 2013