Shortbread slices in a tin that is set on a garden chair

Shortbread recipe

  • Rating: 5 out of 5.77 ratings
    Rate
    loading...
Magazine subscription – 5 issues for £5
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
    • Plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Makes 24 slices

Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per slice
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal188
fat11g
saturates7g
carbs23g
sugars9g
fibre0g
protein2g
low insalt0.2g
Advertisement

Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Place the butter and 140g sugar in a food processor and whizz until smooth.

  • STEP 2

    Tip in both the flours and a pinch of salt, then whizz until mixture comes together.

  • STEP 3

    Using your hands, roughly spread the mixture out in a 20 x 30 x 4cm baking tray. Cover with cling film and smooth over until there are no wrinkles. Place in the fridge, uncooked, for at least 30 mins and up to 2 days.

  • STEP 4

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Remove cling film, then lightly mark the shortbread all over with a fork.

  • STEP 5

    Sprinkle with the remaining sugar, then bake for 20-25 mins.

  • STEP 6

    Leave to cool in the tin, then cut into 24 thin slices. Shortbread will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Goes well with

  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 5 out of 5.77 ratings
Advertisement
  • Hayloft promo image

    An ultimate Allium Mix for just £20! Plant Hayloft’s magnificent bulbs now for fantastic results in spring 2021!

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content