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Scotch shortbread

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Origin of dish:  UK
Suitable for children
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Ingredients (serves 6):

    150g flour
    100g chilled butter (not margarine)
    50g sugar


1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. Grease a round 20cm cake tin.
3. Sieve flour into large bowl.
4. Add butter, cut into small cubes and mix with fingers until it has consistency of breadcrumbs.
5. Add sugar, mix and make into a ball.
6. Place in cake tin and spread evenly with the back of a spoon.
7. Prick evenly with a fork and score into 8 with a knife.
8. Cook for 30 minutes until golden.
9. Remove from oven, allow 5 minutes to settle, take out of cake tin and leave to cool.
Advice: Try pricking a design with your fork before putting shortbread in the oven, or using a cake cutter to make different shapes.

Drinks suggestions: tea, chocolate, cappuccino, coffee.

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