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Auntie Frances' English Butter Shortbread
Gb

Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Cut the butter up into cubes and mix well with the sugar until it forms a pastry-like lump. Works best if you let the butter soften at room temperature

    Cut the butter up into cubes and mix well with the sugar until it forms a pastry-like lump. Works best if you let the butter soften at room temperature

  2. Step 2

    Sift the plain and corn flour into your butter and sugar mix, add a pinch of salt and mix well by hand

    Sift the plain and corn flour into your butter and sugar mix, add a pinch of salt and mix well by hand

  3. Step 3

    When combined the result should be a firm lump of dough like this

    When combined the result should be a firm lump of dough like this

  4. Step 4

    Next, press the mixture into an 6" x 10" shallow baking tray.

    Next, press the mixture into an 6" x 10" shallow baking tray.

  5. Step 5

    Then carefully cut the biscuit shapes and prick with a fork

    Then carefully cut the biscuit shapes and prick with a fork

  6. Step 6

    Cook on 170C for around 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

    Cook on 170C for around 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

  7. Step 7

    When cooked, remove from the oven and sprinkle with a little sugar and let them cool on a wire rack for 20 - 30 minutes (if you can wait!).

    When cooked, remove from the oven and sprinkle with a little sugar and let them cool on a wire rack for 20 - 30 minutes (if you can wait!).

  8. Step 8

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Comments

  • Saiko

    Saiko I can't stop eating these! So nice!

    about 6 years ago
  • Balvig

    Balvig It brings some to work or else it gets the hose again.

    about 6 years ago
  • Saiko

    Saiko Snook you a couple in Miles' bag. Be quick, he gets territorial.

    about 6 years ago
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