Shortbread is another of those gifts I like to make and then have to make more because I eat it all.
Again, shortbread + tea = perfection.
250g butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup caster sugar
2 cups plain flour
1/2 cup rice flour
1. Preheat oven to 150C.
2. Put caster sugar and flours into a bowl. Rub in butter with fingertips until dough starts to stick.
3. When the dough comes together, squeeze into a ball and spread out evenly onto a tray covered in baking paper. Prick all over with a fork and score lines where you would like to cut into pieces.
4. Bake for 15-30 minutes until starting to brown slightly around the edges.
5. Cool on the tray and cut into squares.