Delightfully sweet and crumbly shortbread biscuits are the perfect accompaniment to your morning or afternoon cuppa.
From the classic to the contemporary, we have a shortbread recipe for every occasion. Make a batch for afternoon tea, just to have in the pantry or to box up as a gift to friends at Christmas.
Once you know how to make shortbread, hosting a beautiful high tea is easy! Get creative with our melt-in-the-mouth lemon, lavender and pistachio shortbread recipe or indulge your chocolate cravings with our decadent choc-orange version.
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Nutty shortbread balls
Pop a few of these tasty treats in your mouth for a light afternoon snack. The soft shortbread balls are filled with crunchy almond chunks, perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.
Passionfruit shortbread with passionfruit glaze
Sweet, crumbly and glazed with the sweet tang of passionfruit. Perfect for morning or afternoon tea with the girls, and sweet treats for the kids.
Citrus shortbread with lemon and ginger glaze
Rolling the chilled dough between floured sheets of baking paper ensures it won’t stick to the bench or rolling pin.
Sweet, crumbly and utterly indulgent, enjoy a piece of this beautiful chocolate shortbread with a cuppa for morning or afternoon tea. Or, make it for your loved ones – it’s the perfect gift for Christmas or birthdays.
Caramel-filled orange shortbreads
Pistachio lemon and lavender shortbread
Cherry almond shortbread
Gather your friends for a cup of tea or coffee with these delicious shortbread bikkies filled with glazed cherry pieces and flakes of almond.
Orange shortbread cookies
Anise flavoured shortbreads
These refreshing cookies are perfect after a meal with hot espresso.
Switch up this classic with nutty wholemeal flour for a hearty afternoon tea.
Macadamia and pecan shortbread
Irresistibly crumbly and buttery, shortbread has been a year-round favourite biscuit for centuries.
Gluten-free Scottish shortbread
Butttery, sweet and crumbly, shortbread is the ideal gluten-free biscuit!
Chocolate dip shortbread
Dip chocolate into homemade shortbread and you have a yummy treat for morning or afternoon tea, a picnic dessert or a welcome addition to a school or work lunchbox.
Chocolate pistachio shortbread
Give your traditional shortbread a twist with this chocolate pistachio shortbread recipe from the Women’s Weekly! Delicious as an afternoon tea treat, or wrapped in cellophane for homemade Christmas food gift.
Vanilla cinnamon shortbread
Perfect as a festive season gift or special treat, these buttery shortbread rise to new heights with the pairing of vanilla and cinnamon.
Hazelnut shortbread trees
Sandwiched with brandy butter cream, these stacked hazelnut and orange spice cookies make a stunning Christmas treat.
Viennese shortbread biscuits
An absolutely melt-in-your-mouth afternoon treat.