This recipe was given to us by a friend. It is a simple recipe and can assure you that using this recipe you can make simply the best short breads, We have used this recipe to make short breads many a times and we were able to make super dooper short breads each time. so thought of sharing the recipe with you all.
This recipe makes two logs of dough. The logs can be refrigerated for up to four days or frozen for up to three months (thaw before slicing and baking). To make two flavors with one recipe, divide the dough in half in step 1 before adding mix-ins (and use half the amounts given).
Basic:Maida - 2 cups
Powdered sugar - 1 cup
Butter - 1 cup
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
1.Cream butter, sugar & vanilla essence together in a bowl.
2.Add maida, and mix well to form a dough, then roll the dough into a log & refrigerate.
3.After 3 hours, take out,slice & bake in a greased baking sheet at 180 deg for 10-12 mts till 4.done.Please go by the cooked flavour && colour.
5.Remove, cool & keep airtight.