Shortbread Rounds

    1 hour 10 minutes

    This is a very traditional shortbread recipe for making round shortbread. You can also add currants or chocolate chips.

    2 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 125g butter
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 125g plain flour
    • 50g rice flour
    • caster sugar for dusting

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

    1. Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees C.
    2. In a bowl, beat the butter until soft, add the sugar and beat until pale and creamy. Sift in flours, work to a smooth paste. Chill 15 minutes.
    3. Place a 15cm flan ring on a baking sheet. Press shortbread paste into a neat circle. Remove flan ring and flatten slightly with a rolling pin. Crimp edges. Prick all over with a skewer. Mark into 6-8 wedges and sprinkle with caster sugar.
    4. Bake for 40 minutes, until a pale biscuit colour. Remove from oven and cool 2 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

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    Took shortcuts. i rolled the dough into a long sausage shape, rolled it in brown sugar and cut into discs. top the round biscuits with more brown sugar before before baking  -  12 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    nice easy tasty biscuits  -  12 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)