Crumbly Shortbread Biscuits

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins


125g/4oz Cream Plain Flour
50g/2oz Cornflour
125g/4oz Butter, softened
50g/2oz Caster Sugar


  • Beat butter and sugar together until smooth. Wooden spoon or electric mixer may be used.
  • Add the flour and the cornflour and mix gently until a dough is formed.
  • Use finger tips to form dough into a ball and lightly knead, if necessary.
  • Press dough into a greased 8"/20cm round. A sandwich tin may also be used.
  • Cut into wedges or fingers and prick the dough with a fork
  • Bake in a preheated oven 160°C/325°F/Gas 3 for about 20 minutes or until very pale in colour.
  • Allow to set in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire tray to cool.