SHORTBREAD

Thursday, August 01, 2013

There is something to be said for a recipe that only has three ingredients!  Its like a magic trick that just butter, flour and sugar can become a melt in the mouth treat in minutes.  Every time I make these I am so impressed with their tasty simplicity I am hard pressed not to eat them all myself- I have to hide them in my secret mummy only section that contains the good gin and very good chocolate- don't tell the kids! 


SHORTBREAD

INGREDIENTS

  • 150g Plain Flour
  • 100g Butter
  • 50g Sugar

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees celcius.
  2. Put butter, flour and sugar in the mixing bowl.
  3. Mix together with wooden spoon and hands so that the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  4. Then use hands to squeeze mixure together so that the mixture looks like a dough.
  5. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface.
  6. Cut out the shapes using your chosen cutter.
  7. Place on a baking tray and leave in oven for 20 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  8. Then let the biscuits cool on a cooling tray for 10 minutes.


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