Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread

Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread


Servings 24
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 7
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

3.2 based on 77 ratings.


  • 125 g Butter
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 3/4 cups Icing Sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Icing Sugar For Dusting

Nutrition Information

Qty per
14g serve
Qty per
Energy 231cal 1616cal
Protein 2.04g 14.24g
Fat (total) 14.2g 99.7g
 - saturated 2.04g 14.25g
Carbohydrate 6.1g 42.6g
 - sugars 1.78g 12.46g
Dietary Fibre 0.02g 0.16g
Sodium 288mg 2017mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Icing Sugar for dusting

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

Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread is absolutely delicious.

This is a very tart little dessert that you could have with a bit of whipped cream or ice cream.

If you love lemons then you’re going to love these!

Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread | Stay at Home Mum

Thank you to Darcy Annabelle Jones for this recipe!


  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees.

  2. Beat together the butter, icing sugar and lemon zest until creamy.

  3. Stir in the sifted flour, sour cream and lemon juice.

  4. Spoon mixture into a piping bag and pipe 2cm rosettes about 3cm apart on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

  5. Bake for 8 minutes or until golden.

  6. Stand for five minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.  Dust with extra icing sugar.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread are not suitable to freeze.
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