Lemon Shortbread

Lemon Shortbread


  • 450g plain flour
  • 315g butter
  • 35g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • Icing sugar, a light dusting


  1. Mix the sugar and butter together until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and lemon zest, and stir in well.
  3. Add the flour.
  4. Dust a clean surface with flour and roll out the shortbread.
  5. Cut out shapes using a 6cm cookie cutter or into rectangle fingers.
  6. Place them individually on a baking sheet, and chill them.
  7. Bake in the oven for 12–15 mins at 180°C.
  8. Leave to cool, and then dust lightly with icing sugar.

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