Orange shortbread biscuits

Orange shortbread biscuits


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About this recipe: This recipe uses only four ingredients and less than half an hour to make and bake, but these orange biscuits taste like you spent hours in the kitchen!

nisacke California, United States

Makes: 1 dozen biscuits

  • 100g cooking margarine
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1 orange, zested

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:17min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Lightly butter a baking tray.
  2. Cream margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy; stir in flour and zest. Divide mixture into balls and spread evenly on the prepared baking tray. Lightly press into each ball with the back of a fork to flatten slightly.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 12 minutes.

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Reviews (2)


This recipes makes an absolutely delicious light, flavoursome biscuit. I wouldn't call it a shortbread but oh my it is very good all the same. I will be making this one again - thank you! - 18 Sep 2016


I decided to give this recipe a go instead of my usual one and was very disappointed. They were nothing like traditional shortbread biscuits. They were more of a cake consistancy rather than a biscuit. Maybe it was the fact that SR flour is used instead of plain. - 21 Jun 2015

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