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Shortbread fingers

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These shortbread fingers go perfectly with tea or coffee or as an after dinner snack.

Key Information

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  • Serves:14
  • Skill level:easy

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Heat the oven to 160°C (140° fan, gas mark 3). Beat the butter and the sugar together with a wooden spoon, until smooth.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Stir in the flour and semolina and beat to get a smooth paste. Turn on to a work surface and gently roll out until the paste is 1cm/½in thick.

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  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Cut into rounds or fingers and place onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with caster sugar and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Set aside to cool on a wire rack.