Basic Scottish Shortbread

    Basic Scottish Shortbread


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    The classic Scottish shortbread - simple and delicious! Add a little vanilla if you like for a different flavour note.

    Serves: 24 

    • 250g butter
    • 1/2 cup (60g) icing sugar
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:28min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and the sugar. Slowly add the flour and salt, mixing well. Roll out dough with a rolling pin until it is 5mm thick. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place on baking tray and prick with a fork.
    3. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until light brown at the edges.

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