Shortbread

Ingredients

  • 175 g plain flour, sifted
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 g butter
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • grated rind of 1 lemon
  • icing sugar to dust

Cooking Process

  1. Grease and flour a baking tray . Put the flour and salt in a mixing bowl.
  2. Rub in the butter , then stir in the sugar and lemon rind.
  3. Lightly work the mixture together until it forms a smooth stiff ball of dough.
  4. Roll into a 20 cm/ 8 inch circle and place on a baking tray.
  5. Pinch the edges, prick the middle all over with a fork and cut the shortbread into eight wedges. Chill for 15 minutes.
  6. Bake in a moderate oven for 40 minutes or until pale golden.
  7. Leave on the baking tray for a few minutes , then cool completely on a wire rack.

Shortbread

Bon Apetite!

Shortbread