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Catholic Recipe: Shortbread

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup castor (table) sugar
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Scotland

DIRECTIONS

1. Rub the butter into the flour and sugar.

2. Knead to a smooth dough.

3. Press into a greased 7 in./18 cm round cake tin.

4. Prick surface with a fork.

5. Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

6. Mark into pieces but leave in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out on to a cooling tray.

7. Store in an airtight container.

Recipe Source: Feasting for Festivals by Jan Wilson, Lion Publishing Corporation, Batavia, Illinois, 1990
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