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Orange and Caraway Seed Shortbread

A simple recipe for a flavoursome orange and caraway shortbread, the perfect tea time treat
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course baking
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 12 slices


  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 70 g golden caster sugar
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 70 g rice flour
  • 1 tbsp caraway seeds
  • pinch salt

Orange glaze

  • half orange zest and juice
  • icing sugar


  • Mix butter, salt, caraway seeds and sugar with fingers till you get crumbs
  • Add the flours and bring together to form a dough
  • Press into a baking tin and chill for 30 minutes in fridge
  • Prick with a fork all over and mark out slices but don't cut right through
  • Bake for approximately 30 minutes till lightly golden
  • Cool in the baking tin
  • Mix the orange juice and zest with icing sugar till you get a glaze and drizzle over warm shortbread.
    Slice into pieces.
Keyword shortbread
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