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My shortbread recipe

My recipe has been passed down to me from my great gran it has been a Scottish tradition to always have some in the house, simple but simply delicious, tasty, buttery and wholesome.

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6oz Plain flour

4 oz butter (preferably Lurpark) cubed and soft

2 oz castor sugar


oven preheat to 160 degrees fan

Mix toghether all ingredients and knead into a smooth dough. Roll out onto a lightly floured board and cut into 10- 12 rounds place on non stick baking tray and bake for 15-20 mins or until lightly golden. Cool on a rack you can sprinkle with sugar if desired but i prefer mine plain.

Serve with a wee dram of malt whisky or just have on its own anytime, anywhere.


Added by: Carolyn Unwin

Tags: Bread

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