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Lemon Shortbread Biscuits Recipe

Time to prepare:

10 minutes

Time to cook:

10–15 minutes


approximately 20 biscuits



1. Preheat oven to 180°C/360°F/gas mark 4.

2. Place the flour, salt and margarine into a bowl and gently rub in with your fingertips.

3. Add the sugar and lemon zest. Stir, then bring together into a ball.

4. Dust your work surface and rolling pin with a little flour and gently roll out the dough.

5. Cut the dough into biscuits and place onto a lined baking sheet. Dust the biscuits with a little extra sugar.

6. Bake for 10–15 minutes or until golden. As the biscuits cool, they will crispen.

Chef’s tip:
Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Recipe extracted from Vegan Baking by Vegetarian for Life. Vegetarian for Life is a UK charity aimed at improving the quality of life of older vegetarians and vegans. For more information visit Images © flavourphotos

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