Shortbread

Scottish

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. flour
  • 2 oz. castor sugar
  • 4

Method

Put the flour and sugar in a pile on a pastry-board. Gradually knead the sugared flour into the butter with the hand. It is important not to let the butter become broken up. When a firm dough is formed, roll out and shape into a cake about 1 in. high. Decorate the edges by marking with a fork or flutin