Recipe: Lemon Zebra Shortbread


Shortbread is a great treat, originating from Scotland, and we've added some lemon and chocolate to it to make it look really impressive. It's cheaper than buying it from the shops, plus it's more fun! How high can you stack them??


  • 150 g plain flour
  • 75 g cornflour
  • 2 small lemons, zested
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 185 g butter, room temp
  • 1 chunk dark chocolate
preheat oven

Step 1

Preheat Oven

Preheat an oven to 170°C.

mix flour and lemon

Step 2

Mix Flour And Lemon

Mix the flours and lemon zest together.

mix butter and sugar

Step 3

Mix Butter And Sugar

Beat butter and sugar until smooth and pale.

finish dough and cook

Step 4

Finish Dough And Cook

Mix the flour into the butter and sugar mix. Press the dough into a greaseproof lined baking tin and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.

add sugar, cool, portion

Step 5

Add Sugar, Cool, Portion

Sprinkle with sugar when it is still hot and leave to cool. Cut the shortbread into finger sized pieces when cold with a very sharp knife.

garnish with choc sauce

Step 6

Garnish With Choc Sauce

Melt the chocolate in a bowl in the microwave and drizzle on top of the shortbreads using a spoon at a height to create lines across the shortbread.

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