Lots of children have been asking Mrs Townsend for the shortbread recipe that was used to make the shortbread today. By popular demand, here it is;
Makes about 15 biscuits depending on size of cutter. Can be doubled to make more. Store in an air tight container for a tasty snack.
2oz caster sugar
4oz butter or margarine
6oz plain or self raising flour
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
1. Measure the sugar and margarine into a bowl and cream together.
2.Then add the flour.
3.Using a spoon then hands bring together into a ball.
4.Roll out on the worktop and either cut into fingers or using a cutter make into rounds.
5.Place on a baking tray and cook at 180 degrees for about 10 minutes. Checking after 5 minutes.
6.Once cooked sprinkle with caster sugar and share!
Could be something easy to make to give to that special person on the 19th March.