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Lemon Shortbread Recipe

Biscuits & Cookies

Preparation time:
30 minutes

Cooking time:
40 minutes

Oven temperature: 150 C / Gas mark 2
16 x Fingers (from 23cm/9" tray)


  • 150g/5oz Glutafin Select White Mix
  • 110g/4oz Butter (at room temperature)
  • 50g/2oz Caster sugar
  • 50g/2oz Ground rice
  • 1 x 15ml tbsp Caster sugar for serving
  • 2 Lemons (grated zest of)


1.Cream the butter and caster sugar together with an electric whisk until pale in colour, light and fluffy.
2.Gradually stir in the remaining ingredients and draw the mixture together by hand into a ball.
3.Press into a 23cm/9" greased and lined square tray.
4.Bake until pale straw in colour. Leave in the container for 5 minutes and then mark into pieces using a sharp knife.
5.Rest the tin on a cool tray and leave until cold, before removing from the tin. Dredge with caster sugar before serving.

Gluten-free, wheat-free option:
Use 110g/4oz Glutafin Gluten Free Wheat Free White Mix and remaining ingredients as shown.

To Store:
Keep in an airtight tin for up to 5 days.

Omit lemon for a standard shortbread

Your Comments

Recent Comments...

it sound to make it very easy. I like the recipe.
Renu Jain says:
21st August 2010
Going to make this one
Dorothea Hetherington says:
13th April 2012

I tried this recipe and I loved it and I can't wait to try it again it was hard to change my diet and I sill do mistakes but I will get there

Kevin Stemp says:
29th July 2012

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