Delicious Shortbread

Delicious Shortbread

Shortbread is one of the most loved treats, especially for the elderly. Why not make some extra, put it in a little bag tied with a colourful ribbon and drop it off to an elderly person in your neighbourhood? If you can afford the time, stay for a cup of tea to enjoy some conversation too!

Here is a super simple recipe that your kids can easily enjoy making with you.

Shortbread

Shortbread is one of the most loved treats, especially for the elderly. Why not make some extra, put it in a little bag tied with a colourful ribbon and drop it off to an elderly person in your neighbourhood? If you can afford the time, stay for a cup of tea to enjoy some conversation too!
Course Snack
Keyword snack, treat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 250 g Butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups plain flour

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar, mix in flour.
  2. Mix well and then roll into a log. Refrigerate for 20-30 mins for the butter to set again.
  3. Slice up the log into equal thickness biscuits (about 2cm thick dependent on preference). Use fork to make small vents in top of each biscuit.
  4. Cook at 150C for 10-20 mins or until light and golden brown on base.
Emma Ranson

Emma Ranson is a stay-at-home mum to two beautiful girls- Grace and Sienna. She followed her heart to Hamilton and loves hanging out with her family- including her Australian Terrier Cross dog, Ruby. Emma is a whizz at all things crafty and loves the challenge of creating something new.

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