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Irresistable Crunchy Shortbread

By lottiegresh (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes 15 Shortbread Fingers
A fool-proof recipe to tasty, crunchy shortbread.
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Ingredients

  • 12oz Plain Flour
  • 8oz Butter
  • 4oz Caster Sugar
  • 1tbsp Cornflour

Method

  • STEP 1
    Pre-heat the oven to 155 degrees celsius for fan oven. Line a baking sheet with greaseproof paper/ silicone mat.
  • STEP 2
    Cream together butter and sugar.
  • STEP 3
    Remove one tbsp of flour and replace with one tbsp of cornflour.
  • STEP 4
    Add the flour to the butter and sugar and mix (by hand or machine) until resembling fine bread crumbs.
  • STEP 5
    Bind and knead the mixture behind until you have a ball of dough.
  • STEP 6
    Roll out the dough to 1cm thickness and cut to desired shape.
  • STEP 7
    Bake on the baking sheet for 15-20mins - keep an eye on it - it doesn't want to be golden brown! You want to catch it just before that.
  • STEP 8
    Poke some decorative holes in the top with a fork and leave to cool on a wire cooling rack.
  • STEP 9
    Sprinkle a little caster sugar on the top before serving.
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