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Vanilla shortbread dough

Vanilla shortbread dough

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep: -
  • Easy
  • Between 16 - 44 biscuits, depending on recipe

Use this dough as the base for biscuits, to eat yourself, or to make as a Christmas gift

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 325g plain flour
  • 200g chilled salted butter
  • 125g/4½oz golden caster sugar
  • 2 tsp good-quality vanilla extract
  • 2 large free range egg yolks

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the flour into a food processor. Cut the butter into small pieces and drop them into the bowl, then whizz until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.

  • STEP 2

    Add the sugar, vanilla and egg yolks and whizz to a small dough.

RECIPE TIPS
RUBBING IN

If you haven't got a processor, rub the butter into the flour in a large bowl, then add the remaining ingredients and mix to a dough with your hands.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2002

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