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Shortbread Biscuits

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 20 biscuits


  • 120 gm butter
  • 60 gm sugar
  • 120 gm plain flour
  • 60 gm semolina or cornflour


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C, 360 F or Gas mark 4
  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the plain flour and semolina or cornflour. Mix lightly until it just comes together.
  • Roll out to 1/2 cm thick and cut into cookie shapes. Use a fork to add markings to each cookie.
  • If making the triangle version then roll the dough into a circle about 1cm thick and put into a round baking tray. Cut lines without cutting right through to divide into 8. This will allow you to separate the cookies when baked. Use a fork to add markings to each cookie.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar.