Cinnamon Shortbread

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01h 15
00h 08

This melt in the mouth shortbread recipe has a cinnamon twist making it perfect for enjoying alongside a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Ingredients and Method


  • 160g Plain flour
  • 100g Chilled butter
  • 65g Golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Large egg


  1. Tip the flour into a food processor.
  2. Cut the butter into small pieces and drop them into the bowl. Mix until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs. If you do not have a food processor, add the butter and flour to a mixing bowl and combine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Separate the egg yolk from the egg white. Add the egg yolk to the bread crumbs along with the sugar and cinnamon. Mix to form a small dough.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  5. To bake, preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/ gas 5. Roll the dough to 3mm thickness on a lightly dusted surface.
  6. Cut out the biscuits using a cutter stamp and place them on a greased baking tray.
  7. Place in the middle shelf of the oven and bake for approximately 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Transfer the biscuits onto a cooling rack to cool.

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