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  • Writer's pictureKatie Moore


So quick and easy to make and just perfect with a cup of Yorkshire tea.
Orange Shortbread

This is a classic shortbread recipe with a twist, by adding the zest of an orange you get a real subtle flavour. If orange is not to your liking you can easily leave it out!



  • 170g (6oz) Flour

  • 115g (4oz) Butter room temperature.

  • 56g (2oz) Sugar

  • Zest Orange

Step 1: Mix

Add the flour, butter, sugar and orange zest to a bowl and combine, first by rubbing into bread crumbs, then squish. It doesn't look like it will come together, but it does!

Step 2: Chill

Roll the combined dough into a slim sausage about the diameter of a 10p this will give you lovely delicate size shortbreads. If you prefer a bigger shortbread then roll your sausage to about the diameter of a rolling pin. Once rolled wrap in cling film and allow to firm up.

Step 3: Line

Line a baking sheet. Then slice your sausage into 1/2cm thick circles and space evenly out on the baking sheet.

Step 4: Bake

Bake in a 180c oven for about 12-15 mins or until the biscuits are golden.

Step 5: Serve

Remove and allow to cool before enjoying!

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