24 pcs

5 minutes

12-15 minutes



  • 7 oz butter
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Beat butter and icing sugar, add egg yolk, vanilla and salt. Then mix in flour.
  • Shape and leave to firm up in the fridge for about 30 minutes or until it is good to handle. Roll shortbread till 3 mm in thickness. Just remember if you go thicker it will take a bit longer to bake. Cut into what ever shapes you like.
  • Bake in a preheated oven 180C. Line a baking tray with baking paper and lay shortbread dough on it. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden.

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