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Shortbread Biscuits

Published by simrah

easy as can be!



  • 125g/4oz butter
  • 55g/2oz caster sugar
  • 180g/6oz plain flour


1. Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5.

2. Beat the butter and the sugar together until pale.

3. Stir in the flour to get a smooth paste. Turn on to a work surface and gently roll out until the paste is 1cm/½in thick.

4. Cut into rounds or fingers and sprinkle with a little extra caster sugar. Put on a baking sheet and chill for 20 minutes. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until pale golden.


  • Cherry 6 years ago

    Its for my homework

  • Loopy 7 years ago

    Hope i can make it soon sounds amazing

  • Mia 7 years ago

    Dont use normal suger it will be far to rough . I made that mistake last time i made them . And you can top them with sone cream and jam its lovely with a cup of tea . :)

  • Mia 7 years ago

    Fabulous for partys and for making with young children

  • Steph 9 years ago

    No the caster sugar gives a particular flavour. Demera is too thick and rough :)

  • Meeee!!!! 9 years ago

    Can i use demerara [email protected]?

  • simrah 9 years ago

    @yasmin it makes about 12 - 16
    @Emma my friend gave it but she probaly got it from bbc!

  • Yasmin 10 years ago

    gR8 recipe but how many does it make cause i'm making all the food for my form picnic.

  • emma 10 years ago

    where did u get this recipe from because its almost exactly the same as the one on the BBC website.
    its a good recipe though

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