Shortbread Biscuits

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Appears in
Shaun Hill's Cookery Book

By Shaun Hill

Published 1990

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This recipe makes good biscuits. You might prefer to make a thinner version with the same dough. This would be more crisp but taste less buttery.


  • 12 oz (350 g) unsalted butter
  • 8 oz (225


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift the flour and cornflour together and mix into the butter and sugar.
  3. Form this paste into a ball, wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 275°F (140°C)