Nana's Buttery Shortbread

Nana's Buttery Shortbread


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This recipe has been in my family for ever. I remember that Nan would let me eat all the mis-shapen corner pieces, but the good bits got boxed up for Christmas.

CheekyKiwi Canterbury, New Zealand

Makes: 50 finger sized biscuits

  • pinch of salt
  • 440g flour
  • 190g cornflour
  • 190g icing sugar
  • 500g butter, soft

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl then rub in the soft butter.
  3. Roll out about 1/2cm -1cm thick then slice into strips or cut with biscuit cutters. Place on prepared baking tray.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes.

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This was great. Just like my Nana used to make. I filled mine with a bit of Jam icing. Yummy. - 23 Dec 2012

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