Simple shortbread

Recipe from: 11 November 2010

Ingredients 4
Servings 16
Time 20 mins


  • 250
    butter (not margarine)
  • 1/2
    castor sugar
  • 3
  • pinch


1 hour
Using a mixer, cream the butter and gradually add the sugar, beat until light and fluffy.

Add sifted flour & salt and mix until you get a dough.

Press into a greased baking tray (mine is 30cm x 20cm) prick surface with a fork.

Bake at 160 degrees for an hour or until the shortbread colours slightly.

Cut into fingers while still warm and sprinkle with castor sugar.

Reprinted with the permission of Sous Chef. To visit Sous Chef's blog click here.



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