Basic shortbread dough

Total time: 1hr 40m
Preparation Time: 20m

For 25 piece

Nutritional Information

Contains 107 Kcal, 1g Protein, 10g Carbohydrates, 7g Fat


  • Shortbreads
  • 250 g white flour
  • 175 g butter, cold, cut into pieces
  • 1 fresh egg white
  • 1 organic lemon, use only ½ of grated zest
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 75 g icing sugar
  • 0.25 tsp vanilla paste

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  • Shortbreads

    Mix the flour, lemon zest and salt in a bowl. Add the butter and rub together using your hands to form an even, crumbly mixture. Beat the egg white, icing sugar and vanilla paste well, add and quickly combine to form a soft dough. Shape the dough into a roll approx. 4 cm in diameter, cover and chill for approx. 1 hr. Cut the dough into slices approx. 5 mm thick, place on two baking trays lined with baking paper.
  • Bake

    Bake each tray for approx. 10 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 200°C. Remove from the oven, allow to cool a little, then leave to cool completely on a rack.
  • Note:

    Mit Zutaten wie Kakao, Matcha, Orangeat oder Himbeerpulver kann der Grundteig geschmacklich und farblich verändert werden. Folgende Sablé Variationen können aus dem Grundteig erstellt werden: Schoggisablé-Nestli, Schoggi-Caramel-Sablé-Stängeli, Matcha-Pistazien-Sablés, Sablé-Linzer-Tartelettes, Orangensablé-Kipferl, Sablés mit Granolakruste.

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