The best shortbread

    55 min

    I've tried so many shortbread recipes over the years, this is the best, nice and buttery. A friend of mine shared this with me.


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    Serves: 6 

    • 115g (4 oz) self raising flour
    • 115g (4 oz) plain flour
    • 115g (4 oz) caster sugar
    • 115g (4 oz) cornflour
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 225g unsalted butter, cubed
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat your oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
    2. Add flours, caster sugar, cornflour and salt to a bowl. Work the butter in with your fingertips until it resembles bread crumbs.
    3. Then work the dough until it holds together.
    4. Roll it out on a floured surface and cut into shapes. Put on a lined baking tin and prick it all over with a fork.
    5. Bake until light in colour, about 40 minutes.
    6. Once done place your shortbread on a wire rack to cool then sprinkle with the sugar.

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