orange shortbread

Orange Shortbread

orange shortbread

Orange Shortbread

A shortbread that is crisp and creamy with a taste of orange.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 250 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • Zest of one medium orange


  • Preheat oven to 150 C. Line 2 biscuit trays with baking paper.
  • In a bowl of a stand mixer, add butter and icing sugar. Cream butter and icing sugar until light and creamy. Add orange zest. Mix in cornflour and flour. Mix till you form a dough.
  • Tip out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape it into a disc. Cover in glad wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Take the dough out of the fridge and roll out to 1 cm thickness. Cut into fingers. Prick with a fork. Bake 25-30 minutes, until pale but crisp.

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