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Christmas Shortbread

Monday, December 03, 2018

Christmas Shortbread - GF


  • 250g cubed butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup caster sugar + extra for dusting
  • 1tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • 1 + 1/2 cups Orgran GF Plain Flour + extra for kneading
  • ½ cup arrowroot flour


  • Preheat oven 150deg
  • Line 2 trays with baking paper
  • Using Food Processor:
    • Sift all flours as you add them to the bowl
    • Add sugar and combine for 5-10 sec on low speed
    • Add vanilla and butter
    • Whizz on low to moderate until forms a soft dough approx. 1min
  • Using Electric Beaters:
    • Beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy
    • Add vanilla
    • Slowly add sifted flours beating on low speed until almost combined
  • Use your hands to bring the dough together
  • Turn out on to a floured surface, knead gently until smooth (if a little too soft or sticky knead in a bit more flour)
  • Roll out between 2 sheets of baking paper to 1cm thick
  • Cut out desired shapes and carefully lift onto baking trays
  • Optional – Sprinkle with a little extra caster sugar
  • Bake for 20mins or until slightly golden


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