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Shortbread Cookies and Curd

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: curd, egg yolk recipe, shortbread cookies
Servings: 10
Calories: 55kcal
Cost: 6



  • 125 g butter softened
  • 1/4 cup cornflour
  • 1 cup flour sifted
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 egg
  • 75 g butter
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 21/2 tsp cornflour



  • Mix the icing sugar and butter for a few minutes, using a hand mixer if you like.
  • Once they are thoroughly mixed, you can add the flour and cornflour and mix all of that together.
  • You can then roll out your dough into ovals or squares and place them onto a baking sheet, with a few inches between each one to give them space to expand.
  • Bake at 170°F for 12-15 minutes.


  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Cook it over a medium heat for 7 or 8 minutes.
  • Cover your cookies with it for a soft, creamy icing


Calories: 55kcal