Traditional Shortbread

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)

Serves

12

Total Time

1hrs 15mins

Calories

137

We like crunchy shortbread fingers in a towering stack. This recipe also works for a pizza-sized circle cut into wedges, or for neat little cut-out cookies.

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    Ingredients

  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour120 g
  • Cornflour icon
    Cornflour50 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt½ teaspoon
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter120 groom temperature
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar55 g
    Method

  • 1. Add plain flour, cornflour and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Whisk briefly and set aside
  • 3. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Cream together until pale and light
  • 5. Transfer dry ingredients to dough
  • 6. Knead until dough forms
  • 7. Chill - 30 min
  • 8. Pre-heat a clean baking pan oven - 150°C
  • 9. Line with parchment paper
  • 10. Roll out until 1 cm thick
  • 11. Slice
  • 12. Prick lightly
  • 13. Bake until golden brown - 25 min, 150°C
  • 14. Transfer onto cooling rack

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