Basic Shortbread Recipe

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Sara Published: December 10, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Basic Shortbread Recipe

How To Make Basic Shortbread

Learn how to make a traditional shortbread with an appetizing golden brown color and a rich buttery taste – a perfect companion to tea or coffee.




  • ½cupbutter
  • cupsflour
  • ¼cupcorn starch
  • ¼cupsugar


  1. Soften the butter and add sugar.

  2. Then, add the cornstarch and flour.

  3. Mix together all the ingredients

  4. Put in a lightly-buttered tin and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 mins.

  5. Serve.

  6. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 424.49kcal
  • Fat: 23.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.62g
  • Fiber: 1.13g
  • Sugar: 12.60g
  • Protein: 4.30g
  • Cholesterol: 61.01mg
  • Sodium: 4.75mg
  • Calcium: 12.95mg
  • Potassium: 49.10mg
  • Iron: 0.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 194.09µg
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