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Quick and easy Breton shortbread

A super simple and delicious recipe for a snack for young and old
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chilling time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: French
Servings: 30 shortbread
Calories: 41kcal
Author: Camille


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 175 g flour
  • 11 g yeast
  • 100 g sugar
  • 100 g semi-salted butter


  • Mix the flour and the yeast, set aside.
  • Mix the sugar with the egg yolks.
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  • Blanch the mixture until it triples in volume
  • Add the flour and mix
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  • Add the semi-salted butter and mix
  • Make a ball of dough.
  • Make a sausage by putting the dough in a plastic film.
  • Put in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Then take the dough out and cut into 0.5 cm thick slices.
  • Place on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes at 165°C. Use an individual circle if you want your shortbread to be round!
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  • Leave to cool for a few moments and enjoy!


Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg