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Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe

VIDEORECIPE Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe

This easy recipe teaches how to make homemade Shortbread, a typical Scottish recipe. Don't miss it!

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Ingredients

number of servings
12
  • 170 g self-rising flour Added to
  • 140 g unsalted butter Added to
  • 50 g maize starch Added to
  • 25 g icing sugar Added to
  • salt Added to
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Directions

120 min.
1. Step

Place the butter at room temperature, cut into small cubes, sugar and icing sugar in the mixer bowl. Beat for 5 minutes until all the ingredients are well combined.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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2. Step

Sift in the flour, together with a pinch of salt and cornflour. Add 1/3 of this mixture to the mixer.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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3. Step

Gradually add the rest of the dough while continuing to beat until a uniform dough is obtained. Remove the dough from the mixer and finish shaping it into a ball with your hands. Wrap the dough ball in cling film and leave it to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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4. Step

Spray the inside of the mould with release spray and line it completely with parchment paper.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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5. Step

Remove the dough from the fridge and place it on the work surface. Roll out with a rolling pin to form a square the same size as the mould. Then place the dough in the mould.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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6. Step

Score the dough without cutting all the way through. First mark out the middle, make the rectangles and then decorate with dots using a fork.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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7. Step

Bake in a preheated oven at 140 °C for 40 minutes. Leave to cool for 10 minutes. Carefully unmould and leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

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8. Step

Once they are cool, cut them with a knife, or even with your hands, following the marks on the dough. Enjoy!

Homemade Scottish Shortbread recipe - preparation step 1

Source: Youtube

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