3-Ingredient Scottish Shortbread Recipe: This Tender Shortbread Recipe Melts in Your Mouth by 30Seconds Food

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3-Ingredient Scottish Shortbread Recipe: This Tender Shortbread Recipe Melts in Your Mouth

You don't need a plane ticket to Scotland to enjoy their famous Scottish shortbread! This easy Scottish shortbread recipe has just three ingredients and is baked in a round casserole dish or tart pan. It's so easy! (You will need two shallow round baking dishes or tart pans for this recipe.)

Scottish shortbread is firm, yet tender, and melts in your mouth. Enjoy a wedge of shortbread with your next cup of coffee or tea

Cuisine: Scottish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 to 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 to 50 minutes
Servings: 16


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together the flour and sugar in a bowl. 
  2. Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut the butter into the flour-sugar mixture. Keep working the dough until it forms a ball. Divide the dough into two equal portions.
  3. Press each half of the mixture into a shallow round baking dish or tart pan. Prick the surface of the dough all over with a fork. 
  4. Bake in a preheated 325-degree F oven for about 30 to 40 minutes or until it is light brown. 
  5. Cut into triangles and allow to cool. Sprinkle with additional granulated sugar, if desired.

Note: You can add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extractalmond extract or your favorite baking extract to the batter.

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Elisa Schmitz
That's it? Wow! So easy, I can't believe it. And, so so yum!
Ann Marie Patitucci
I never knew it could be so easy! I can't wait to try this!
I absolutely love this recipe...

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