Shortcake Biscuits Recipe

Summary

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

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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

MAKING
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

SERVING
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.
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