Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup GAY LEA Butter (Salted), softened

  2. 125 ml 1 tsp granulated sugar

  3. 5 ml 1 cup all purpose flour

  4. 250 ml 2 tbsp poppy seeds

  5. 25 ml 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest

  6. 15 ml Pinch cayenne pepper Pinch

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Instructions : Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Using electric mixer, beat butter with sugar until light and fluffy. In separate bowl, combine flour, poppy seeds, lemon zest and cayenne; using wooden spoon, gradually stir into butter mixture. Using tablespoonfuls, roll dough into balls. Place balls on parchment paper lined cookie sheets; flatten into discs. Bake in centre of oven for 14 to 16 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges. Cool on pan on racks. (Shortbread can be stored in airtight container for up to 3 days). Makes 20 shortbread. ©


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