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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread

Difficulty Level Country of Origin

Easy United Kingdom

Biscuit Recipes

Ingredients Preparation

85 grams / 3 oz of icing sugar Preheat your oven to 140°C (280°F or Gas mark 2).

85 grams / 3 oz of castor In a large bowl cream the butter, icing sugar and castor sugar together.


280 grams / 10 oz of butter Sift the flour and mix with the other ingredients to a firm dough.

450 grams / 1 lb of flour

On a lightly floured board or bench roll out the dough toapproximately 1.5cm (½ inch) thick.

Cut into squares.

Dot each square with a fork twice and place onto a baking tray.

Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the shortbread is just slightly golden and crunchy.

Makes about 30 squares.