Shortcake Biscuits Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter4 Ounce, softened (100 Gram)
 Caster sugar1 Ounce (25 Gram)
 Vanilla essence1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Plain flour3 1⁄2 Ounce, sifted (85 Gram)
 Cornflour5 Ounce
 Icing sugar15 Milliliter

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 237 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.5 mg

Sodium 3.2 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.46 g1.8%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 0.9 g1.8%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.72%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F /190°C/Gas 5.
2. Grease 2 baking trays with oil or butter.

3. In a large mixing bowl combine butter and sugar.
4. Cream the mixture using an electric beater or a wooden spoon until light and fluffy.
5. Beat in the vanilla.
6. Combine the flour and cornflour and add to the creamed mixture.
7. Blend well to get a stiff paste.
8. Spoon the paste into a piping bag with a large star nozzle.
9. Pipe 8 circles on to the greased trays, starting from the middle and piping in a spiral.
10. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes until lightly browned.
11. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on the trays for 2 to 3 minutes.
12. Slide onto a wire rack to cool completely

13. Arrange the biscuits on a serving plate.
14. Dust generously with icing sugar using a tea strainer or shaker or sandwich with jam and enjoy as a snack
15. Serve with tea or coffee.