Classic Scottish Shortbread

Classic Scottish Shortbread


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Very simple, only three ingredients, but very addictive. This recipe doesn't make a huge batch because it is not as good the next day.

Cheryl Otten

Serves: 12 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1/3 cup (90g) white sugar
  • 185g butter

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Blend all ingredients well. Dough will be stiff.
  3. Press into a 23cmx23cm buttered cake pan. Prick top with a fork. Mark into 24 squares.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until pale golden brown on the edges. Whilst still warm cut into squares.

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my kids loved this recipe, but my hubby who is a HUGE shortbread fan only rated it 3/5. - 04 Jul 2011

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