• Makes 24
  • 60 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


Ingredients (makes 24 Biscuits)

  • 320g Plain flour
  • 60g SR flour
  • 2 Tbs Cornflour
  • 120g Caster sugar
  • 250g Softened unsalted butter


  1. Cream butter and sugar in a mixer
  2. Sift the flours together and rub into butter mix
  3. Divide mixture into 2. Roll out into logs, wrap in glad wrap and refrigerate until hard.
  4. Unrap logs and slice 1cm biscuits with a sharp knife. Arrange onto baking paper lined trays and bake at 160° for 15 min. Cool and dust with icing sugar.


This was my great grandmother's recipe. We make large batches every year to give as gifts. Santa loves them too!

  • I love shortbread anytime of the year. Thank you for your version of making it.


  • fantastic recipe! great job and thank you for sharing it


  • Recipes that are handed down are so much fun as you can try to image the original person making it.


  • I love a recipe handed down by family,thanks it look’s amazing!


  • Nothing like a lovely shortbread with a cuppa and these do look lovely. thanks for sharing.


  • As a kid, one of the first things I cooked was a shortbread recipe cooked in tge microwave. It was so easy but so delicious


  • I do love shortbread recipes – thank you. I roll my mixture in glad bake. Perfect little round shortbread delights every time.

    • It’s rolled in glad wrap because the logs need to be refrigerated to firm them up before slicing.


  • love a good shortbread with a great strong cup of tea – thank you for sharing your recipe :)


  • The simplicity of this recipe is really wonderful & shortbread is always a favourite.


  • Great presentation! How lovely that this is a family recipe. Thanks for deciding to share it with us. :-)


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