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Vanilla Shortbread Biscuits

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Vanilla shortbread biscuits are enjoyed by many - this short video shows you how they can be easily made at home. vanilla shortbread biscuits. Kids and adults love these alike!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 200 Gram
  Butter 175 Gram
  Vanilla sugar/Caster sugar 100 Gram, divided (75 for dough and 25 grams for coating)
Directions

MAKING
1. Place the flour into a processor and add the vanilla sugar.
2. Cut the butter into small cubes and add to the flour and sugar.
3. Turn on the processor and you will soon have a vanilla flavored shortbread mix.
4. Lightly butter a small shallow baking tray and using your hands, press the mixture into the tray, ensuring an even thickness.
5. Allow to rest for about 30 minutes and pre-heat the oven to 150°C (Gas Mark 2).
6. Place the vanilla shortbread into the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until light golden brown in color.
7. Remove the vanilla shortbread from the oven and using a dinner fork, gently make small holes all over the shortbread.

FINALIZING
8. Dust the shortbread biscuits liberally with more vanilla or caster sugar and cut into small finger shaped biscuits.
9. Allow the vanilla shortbread biscuits to cool completely before removing from the baking tray.

SERVING
10. Serve as is or with topping of flavored whipped cream or icing of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Even the simplest of ingredients can make delightful tea time snacks! Take the vanilla shortbread biscuits for example, which you can easily make at home following this video which shows the process in steps. Simple yet filling!

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