Crisp orange shortbread

Gluten-free recipe for 4 - 8 people, takes only 15 mins; recipe has butter, golden caster sugar, orange, flour and baking powder.

Crisp orange shortbread

Crisp orange shortbread

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Gluten-free

4 - 8

Prep time

10 mins


  • Butter: 100g butter, softened
  • Orange: grated zest 1/2 orange
  • Baking Powder: 1/2 tsp gluten-free baking powder (we used Supercook)
  • Golden Caster Sugar: 50g golden caster sugar
  • Flour: 175g gluten-free flour (try Doves Farm)


  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Lightly oil a baking sheet. Beat the butter, then cream it with the sugar and orange zest until light. Stir in the flour and baking powder and mix together to form a dough.
  2. Divide the mixture into 10 balls, arrange on a baking sheet. Press each ball fl at with the tip of a round-bladed knife. Chill for 15 mins, then bake for 12-15 mins until light golden. Leave on the baking sheet for 2 mins before releasing with a palette knife. Slide onto a rack to cool. Will keep stored in an airtight container for up to a week.