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shortbread biscuits

Shortbread Biscuits

The most simple but fun to bake sweet treat for kids.  Cut the biscuits into love hearts or any shape you may like!

Step by Step (tick the boxes as you go)
  • 1 Sieve the flour, put into a food processor if you have one, add the, vanilla, sugar and butter and blitz into find bread crumbs. This can be done by hand also.
  • 2 Remove from the processor bring together.
  • 3 Roll the dough into a thin round. About 4mm in depth. You want the biscuit to be as fine as possible.
  • 4 Cut the dough with a pastry cutter of your choice.
  • 5 Put onto a baking tray covered with parchment paper and bake for 10- 12 minutes or until golden brown on the top.
  • 6 Remove from the oven. Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool completely. Once cool, dust with icing sugar!
  • 170g plain white flour
  • 100g castor sugar
  • 1/4 teasp vanilla extract
  • 110g butter
You’ll need
  • Food processor
  • Baking tray
  • Baking paper