Try making these easy, buttery biscuits as homemade Christmas presents, with chocolate chips worked into the dough.
- 250g of western star butter, softened
- 2/3 cups of pure icing sugar
- 1cup of rice flour
- 1 teaspoon of caster sugar, for sprinkling
- Large bowl
- baking paper
- wire rack
Step One : Place all the ingredients into the bowl expect caster sugar.
Step Two : Add butter into the bowl then stir.
Step Three : Rub your hands onto the mixture until you have fine breadcrumbs.
Step Four : Press mixture together until it forms a dough.
Step Five : Then divide the dough into two.
Step Six : Roll out the dough between two sheets of baking paper until it’s 5mm thick.
Step Seven : Using a star shaped cutter cut star shaped pieces then transfer the star shapes onto prepared trays.
Step Eight : Sprinkle caster sugar if desired.
Step Nine : Bake at 160 degrees for 30 minutes or until dry and firm but still pale.
Step Ten : Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely .
Step Eleven : Dust the shortbread with icing sugar.
Hint: shortbread will keep in an alright container for up to 1 month. Thank you !