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Easy Christmas Shortbread Biscuits


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The Gourmandize Team

A hassle-free shortbread biscuit recipe this Christmas.

Rate this recipe 3.4/5 (132 Votes)


  • 9oz plain flour
  • 3oz cornflour
  • bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4oz caster sugar
  • 1/2lb butter
  • melted
  • Demerara sugar


servings 10
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Grease and line the base of a 7 1/2inch square shallow tin.

Step 2

Sift together flour, cornflour and bicarb, add sugar then melted butter.

Step 3

Press into prepared tin, prick surface with a fork.

Step 4

Sprinkle with Demerara sugar, bake in centre of oven for 45mins at 335F/175C.

Step 5

Cut star-shapes out of the shortbread while still hot.

Put icing and decorate accordingly.

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