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Crunchy delicious shortbread biscuit

By Shortbread_boss (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • 15-20 minutes in fridge
  • Easy
  • Makes around 12 shortbread
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  • 11 tbsps Plain Flour
  • 4 tbsps Caster-Sugar
  • 125g butter (Salted/unsalted)


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to gas mark 5. Place butter and sugar in a medium sized mixing bowl. Whisk until creamy.
  • STEP 2
    Split your flour into 5 tbsps and 6 tbsps. Add 5 tbsps and mix until fully incorporated. Then add the rest of your flour and mix.
  • STEP 3
    Shape the dough with your hands into a ball. Sprinkle your worktop/board with flour. Place dough on the worktop and flatten with hands. Then roll out with a rolling pin until 3/4 cm thick.
  • STEP 4
    Cut the dough into fingers and place in the fridge for 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 5
    Remove dough from the fridge and sprinkle each finger with a small amount of caster sugar. Place in a greased tray and cook in the oven for 15-17 minutes until golden.
  • STEP 6
    Allow shortbread to cool down in the tray at room temperature.
  • STEP 7
    Dig in and enjoy.

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