Good Scottish Shortbread

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      20 min

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Flour, 1 lbs.
  • sugar, 2 oz.
  • candied orange or citron


With one pound of flour mix well two ounces of sifted sugar, and one of candied orange-rind or citron, sliced small; make these into a paste with from eight to nine ounces of good butter, made sufficiently warm to be liquid; press the paste together with the hands, and mould it upon tins into lar