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Orange Shortbread Cookies (homemade cookies)

Today’s recipe is ‘Orange Shortbread Cookies’. Easy shortbread cookies are made from all-purpose flour (maida), castor sugar, butter and orange peel.  You can serve shortbread cookies immediately or can store it in an airtight container for one week . Enjoy this easy to cook cookies during your tea time with family or give them to your kids with milk. If you are new in baking field try this shortbread, I am sure you’ll love baking and cookies too.

Orange Shortbread Cookies
Orange Shortbread Cookies

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                                                                                 Orange Shortbread Cookies-Video format

Yield: 16

Duration: 10 mins (prep time) + 25 mins (bake time) = 35 mins

Ingredients for Orange Shortbread Cookies

Flour/ Maida/ All purpose flour1 cup
Custard Powder
(Vanilla flavoured)
2 .5 tbsp
Corn flour1.5 tbsp
Castor Sugar (powdered sugar)4 tbsp or as per taste
Orange rind (grated)1/2 tsp
Orange essence3-4 drops
Orange edible color (optional)1/8 tsp
Butter (unsalted, melted)1/2 cup

Procedure for Orange Shortbread Cookies

  • Sift all-purpose flour in a bowl, in the bowl add melted butter, castor sugar, custard powder, corn flour, orange peel/zest/rind, orange essence and orange color.

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  • Blend all the ingredients together and prepare a soft dough.

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  • Grease baking tray and keep shortbread cookies (of any shape of your choice) on the tray. I tried different shapes here, to give idea about various shapes that you can try.

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  • Prick shortbread cookies with a fork. Sprinkle castor sugar.

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  • Preheat oven. Bake at 180º C for 25 mins.

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  • Drizzle castor sugar on cookies. Enjoy cookies when cool down.

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Note:

  • Use lemon rind, if you do not have orange rind.
  • Use 4 tbsp cornflour, if you do not have custard powder.
  • Chocolate lovers can add chocolate chips in the above recipe.
  • Always use fresh grated orange zest.
  • In this recipe use unsalted melted butter.

10 thoughts on “Orange Shortbread Cookies (homemade cookies)

  1. Cookies and coffee are my favorites when it comes to food! I have not made cookies for a long time now, will definitely try this out my dear. Loved the idea of making a video😊

    1. Freshly baked cookies and cup of coffee is such a blissful combo.
      Do try this one Husna. Everyone who had these cookies loved it alot. 🙂
      Thank you Husna, your love and motivation helps me in trying out new ideas for blog. <3

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