Scottish shortbread

    Scottish shortbread

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    35min


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    About this recipe: Simple and easy traditional shortbread squares made with a combination of semolina and plain flour. Sprinkle with additional caster sugar for extra sweetness.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 110g (4oz) caster sugar
    • 225g (8 oz) butter
    • 225g (8 oz) plain flour, sifted
    • 110g (4 oz) fine semolina or cornmeal

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly butter a 20cm (8 inch) square baking tin.
    2. In a large bowl, beat together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add plain flour and semolina and mix until combined.
    3. Press the mixture into prepared baking tin and prick the shortbread all over with a fork. This will prevent it from rising up.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until firm and pale golden brown on the edges, about 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the tin for a few minutes before marking it into squares or fingers. Remove the squares when they have completely cooled.

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    Reviews (2)

    Kazz
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    A bit crumbly!! - 29 Oct 2014

    WajidMll
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    nice - 23 Sep 2013

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