Brown Sugar Shortbread

Brown Sugar Shortbread


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 6
Difficulty Easy

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  • 150 g Plain Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Mixed Spice
  • 50 g Ground White Rice
  • 60 g Light Brown Soft Sugar
  • 1 Orange Rind finely grated
  • 125 g Unsalted Butter

Nutrition Information

Qty per
3g serve
Qty per
Energy 12cal 355cal
Protein 0.17g 5.07g
Fat (total) 0.07g 1.93g
 - saturated 0.14g 4.26g
Carbohydrate 2.92g 86.41g
 - sugars 2.5g 74.07g
Dietary Fibre 0.29g 8.52g
Sodium 10.6mg 313.4mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Plain flour, Ground white rice, Light brown soft sugar, Unsalted butter

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Brown Sugar Shortbread is a more caramelly if that is a word.  Beware though the sugar is a MUST to make this correctly 🙂


  1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees.

  2. Grease a 18 cm flan tin.

  3. Sift the flour and mixed spice and ground rice into a mixing bowl.

  4. Stir in the brown sugar and orange rind with a wooden spoon.

  5. Add the butter and mix into the dry ingredients with a clean hand, using a squeeze and knead action, the mixture forms a stiff dough.

  6. Press the dough into a spring form pan smoothing the surface.

  7. Invert the dough onto the baking tray.

  8. Using a knife,lightly mark into eight wedge shapes

  9. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until firm and golden.

  10. Leave to cool completely on the baking tray, on a wire rack.

  11. Cut into wedges to serve.

  12. Serve with a dusting of icing sugar or a lovely cuppa

About Author

Gemma Lutton

Mother of three gorgeous kids and a extremely lucky husband. A stay at home mum now dipping her toes into the world of writing and escaping into fanta...Read Moresyland until 3pm rolls around, then back to being an awesome mother and wife. Read Less

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