Basic Shortbread

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by ScottL192

I learned it in home echonomics


  1. 1. Preheat the oven.
  2. 2. Cream the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy and almost white in colour.
  3. 3. Sieve the flour onto a plate.
  4. 4. Add a spoonful of flour to the creamed mixture and work in with a wooden spoon.
  5. 5. Repeat this until all the flour has been used, then use your hand to bring the mixture together to form a stiff dough.
  6. 6. Press the dough out into 2 flan rings. Mark into 8 equal portions and fork lightly.
  7. 7. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until golden brown.
  8. 8. Dredge with caster sugar while hot.

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