Professor Louise Wilkinson’s  Bolingbroke Ladies Cake

8 oz butter softened
4 oz icing sugar
8 oz plain flour
4 oz cornflour
Icing sugar decorate
Castor sugar to dredge

Method
Beat the butter and sugar together until creamy

 

Sieve together the plain flour and cornflour
 

Blend in until thoroughly mixed
 

Gently roll out the mixture and cut into shape using

the template (select an image of the Ladies either side to download and print the template)
 

Line a baking tin with baking parchment
 

Place the ladies on, well spaced
 

Bake at 150° C for 20 to 30 minutes until pale golden in colour
 

Allow to cool
 

Sieve icing sugar and mix with hot water to a medium consistency and decorate appropriately
 


Alternatively be part of the feminist Bolingbroke Rebellion!
Simply cut shortbread into rounds, bake,  dredge with castor sugar and eat



Either way Prof lessor Wilkinson's shortbread is delicious.

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Select Image above to download and print template

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Select Image above to download and print template