This a very buttery shortbread. Any nuts can be substituted for the macadamias, or the nuts can be omitted for a plain shortbread. Be careful not to get too much colour when baking, shortbread should be light golden.
Remove the butter from the refrigerator 20 minutes before using. Sift the plain flour, rice flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Add the caster sugar and stir to combine.
Cut the butter into
Pat the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth the top using the back of a spoon, making sure it is even all over. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to rest.
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