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Shortcake Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Ounce, softened (100 Gram)
  Caster sugar 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Vanilla essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plain flour 3 1⁄2 Ounce, sifted (85 Gram)
  Cornflour 5 Ounce
  Icing sugar 15 Milliliter
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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