shortbread thins

lee clark

lee clark

12th January 2011
lee clark

shortbread thins

Cut butter small and work until soft. Add sugar and salt. Blend. Add egg and mix lightly. Add fl...


  • 5oz butter
  • 4oz sifted icing sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 9oz sifted plain flour
  • 1 drop vanilla essence
  • 1oz ground almonds (optional)


Cut butter small and work until soft. Add sugar and salt. Blend. Add egg and mix lightly. Add flour, almonds and essence. Mix well. Shape into ball, cling and chill for 24hours. Roll to 2mm. Cut in to circles. Bake at 400ºF, 200ºC, Gas Mark 6 for 8 minutes (approx)

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