Shortbread - Fairy Baking



While a good shortbread biscuit is worth the trip to the bakery, we love to get into the kitchen and create our own. These shortbread biscuits are fun to make and go perfectly with tea or coffee or as an after dinner snack.

Product fairy
15 min
15 min
cooking time
approx. 20 biscuits


  • 125g (1/2 block) Fairy Cooking, softened
  • 80g (1/2 cup) icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 150g (1 cup) plain flour, sifted
  • 35g (1/4 cup) cornflour, sifted


  1. Pre-heat oven to 150°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cream Fairy, icing sugar and vanilla essence together until light and fluffy.
  3. Fold through the flours until the mixture comes together.
  4. Knead lightly and roll out on a floured bench to approx. 1 cm thick.
  5. Cut the shortbread into desired shapes, stars, hearts or cut into fingers.
  6. Place onto the prepared tray. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly coloured.

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