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Lighthouse Flour Classic Recipes 

Basic Shortbread


1 3/4 cups (265g) Lighthouse Biscuit, Pastry & Cake Plain Flour

1/4 cup (60g) caster sugar

250g soft butter

1 tsp. vanilla essence

Basic Shortbread


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C (160˚C fan forced). Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

  2. Combine the butter, sugar and vanilla essence in a medium mixing bowl, beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add sifted flour and continue to mix until mixture comes together and a soft dough forms.

  3. With Floured hands roll teaspoon amounts of dough into balls and place on baking tray 5cm apart. Flatten slightly with a fork.

  4. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until slightly golden. Allow to cool on the trays for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack. 

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