• 200g Softened Butter
  • 250g Plain Flour
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Vanilla Extract or Essence to flavour


  • STEP 1
    Beat butter and sugar for 2 mins until light and fluffy in mixer longer by hand
  • STEP 2
    Add egg yolk 1 at a time then add vanilla extract or essence for a further 30 seconds
  • STEP 3
    Add sifted flour gradually to mix while beating very slowly then knead together on cold bench for 30 seconds
  • STEP 4
    Add a dusting of flour and cut into 2 pieces and gently flatten by hand so it’s easier to roll, wrap in cling film and refrigerate for an hr before rolling.
  • STEP 5
    Remove from fridge and roll to required thickness, cut and bake in a preheated oven at about 150degrees C until golden. Depending on thickness,.. about 12-16 mins. Cool and sprinkle with some caster sugar if required

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