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Simple shortbread

Easy Shortbread Recipe

A super speedy 3 ingredient easy shortbread recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine English
Servings 8


  • 4 oz Caster sugar
  • 8 oz 8 oz Butter
  • 12 oz Plain flour


  • Beat the butter and the sugar together until smooth with a wooden spoon, make sure there are no lumps and bumps! It won’t take very long.
  • Stir in the flour till you have a nice smooth consistency
  • Add a handful of chocolate chips or 1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel if you want a variation on flavour a bit of lemon peel is a great too and adds a tiny bit of crunch.
  • Roll out then lift onto a greased baking dish
  • Bake in the oven for 25  minutes, or until pale golden-brown.
  • Prick all over with a fork and cut into slices
  • Set aside to cool on a wire rack
  • Sprinkle with sugar
  • Cut into chunks/slices


A quick and easy shortbread recipe with juts 3 ingrediants. for possibly the best shortbread ever!
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