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Gluten Free Shortbread Stars

Nothing can beat a crumbly, melt in your mouth shortbread and this gluten free version means everyone can enjoy it. Create your favourite shapes and decorate as desired.

Makes 36 small stars
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Easy

Ingredients

200g butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup icing sugar (100g)
1¾ cups gluten free flour (250g)
½ cup rice flour (85g)
Zest from ½ lemon
Icing:
1 cup icing sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2-3 Tbsp boiling water

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Average Quantity per Serving

Nutrition information is calculated using a recipe analysis program and is subject to variations you may make to the ingredients or cooking method. This nutrition information is intended as a guide only and excludes serving suggestions and swaps you may make.
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Method

Step 1
1. Preheat oven to 160°C, fan bake.
Step 2
2. Beat the butter, vanilla extract and icing sugar together until creamy. Mix in gluten free flour, rice flour and lemon zest
Step 3
3. Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead lightly until smooth.
Step 4
4. Roll out to approx 7.5mm thickness. Cut out into small stars using a biscuit cutter and place on a baking paper lined baking tray.
Step 5
5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the edges begin to turn slightly golden, but the biscuits remain approximately the same colour as they were prior to baking. Transfer to a cake rack to cool.
Step 6
6. Spread icing over the top of the shortbread and decorate with silver and gold cachous if wished. Leave to set before storing in an airtight container. These shortbread are also delicious uniced.
Step 7
Icing:
Step 8
Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Mix in enough boiling water until icing drops easily from the spoon.

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200 g butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup icing sugar (100g)
1 ¾ cups gluten free flour (250g)
½ cup rice flour (85g)
Zest from ½ lemon
Icing:
1 cup icing sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2-3 Tbsp boiling water
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