Debbie's shortbread

Debbie’s shortbread biscuits

Three ingredients make these simple but delicious.



  • 340g plain flour
  • 250g butter (room temperature)
  • 115g caster sugar (plus a little to dust finished biscuits)


  • Preheat oven to 125ºc and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Mix the flour and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add the butter in small cubes and rub in using your fingertips until a soft dough is formed.
  • Lightly dust work surface and rolling pin with flour. Roll the dough to desired thickness (approx. 1cm).
  • Cut the dough into individual biscuits and prick with a fork or use a cookie stamp to decorate. You may not have a fancy stamper like Debbie, so feel free to use any shape or size.
  • Space on the prepared baking tray and cook for approx. 40 minutes (or less if biscuits are small).
  • When cooked, lightly dust with sugar, leave to cool and enjoy!

Makes approx. 16 biscuits.


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