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Simple Shortbread


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  • 175g (6 oz) Plain Flour
  • 125g (4 oz) Butter
  • 50g (2 oz) Caster Sugar


servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Set oven to Gas Mark 3.

Step 2

Mix Flour and Sugar in a large bowl.

Step 3

Rub Butter into Flour mixture to make tiny crumbs.

Step 4

Squeeze them together to make a doughy type thing.

Step 5

Decorate the edge by pressing with fingers.

Step 6

Prick the middle with a fork and sprinkle with Sugar.

Step 7

Bake for 20-25 minutes in the oven until pale golden.

Step 8

Leave to cool, then cut and eat.

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