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Shortbread Biscuits

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Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 20 minutes

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10-15 biscuits

A crumbly, yummy and enjoyable treat!

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  • 300g Plain Flour
  • 200g Softened Butter
  • 100g Granulated Sugar
  • 1tsp Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat an oven to 160'C, 325'F or gas mark 3.

  2. Then line a baking tray with baking paper and grease using butter.

  3. Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until pale, light and fluffy.

  4. Sift the flour into the bowl, add your vanilla extract.

  5. Mix well until the ingredients form a dough.

  6. Roll out the dough on a smooth surface to a thickness of 2 mm.

  7. Cut out 10-15 shapes using biscuit cutters.

  8. Put the cut out shapes on your prepared baking tray, leave them in a fridge to chill for 20 mins.

  9. Take the tray out the fridge and bake in oven for 15-20 mins, or until golden brown.

  10. When ready leave to chill on tray for 20 mins. Enjoy the shortbread!!!

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soma mitra-chubb
23rd Dec, 2018
Is the thickness really supposed to be 2mm?
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