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Reduced Sugar Shortbread

8 Reviews

About the bake

This is a delicious low calorie shortbread, perfect for a 'not so naughty' snack.

30Total Time
10Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat your oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, gas mark 4). Lightly grease and base line a 20cm (8") round tin.

  2. Step 2:

    Put the butter into a large bowl and mix with the sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Step 3:

    Gradually add the plain flour until it almost becomes like pastry dough. Dust a surface with a little flour and lightly knead the dough. Roll out to about 2cm thick.

  4. Step 4:

    Using your hand. shape the dough and ease into the tin. Pinch the edging to make a scallop edge for the shortbread and prick with a fork. Score the dough into 8 slices.

  5. Step 5:

    Place on a greased baking sheet and put your dough into the fridge for about half an hour. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until beginning to go golden brown. Leave to cool and enjoy.


    • 150g Unsalted butter
    • 2 tbsp Half spoon granulated sugar
    • 200g Allinson's plain white flour


  • 20cm (8in ) round cake tin
  • Bowl
  • Rolling pin

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