Easy Spiced Shortbread

Easy Spiced Shortbread


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An easy shortbread recipe for children and beginners. This shortbread is very more-ish, so be careful! The cinnamon and mixed spice give it an extra special taste.

Herbie's Spices New South Wales, Australia

Makes: 16 biscuits

  • 200g butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon Herbie's Spices Gorund Cinnamon Quills
  • 3 teaspoons Herbie's Spices Mixed Spice

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan or in the microwave.
  2. Add sugar, stir well, and mix in the flour and spices.
  3. Press into a well-greased shallow baking tray, sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired, and bake in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes.
  4. Cut the shortbread into squares and cool in the tin.
  5. Store in an airtight container with a vanilla bean.

Additional Tips

More robust than a shortbread made with rolled pastry, this version is chunky and crumbly when bitten into. Try adding some chopped macadamias for a variation.

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