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Boterkoek - Dutch Shortbread Slice

This is a little like Shortbread, but more moist & not so dry.

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  • 1 cup/225g Butter

  • 2 cups plain flour

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons milk


  • 1.

    In a mixing bowl, with two knifes or a fork, cut the cold butter and flour and sugar together until it becomes crumbly.

  • 2.

    In a measuring cup, whisk together the egg and the milk.

  • 3.

    Pour about 3/4 of the egg mixture into the flour-butter mixture and mix with a fork until you get a crumbly or soft dough.

  • 4.

    Press dough into a greased 10-inch square baking pan or a 9-inch springform pan.

  • 5.

    Then add the remaining egg mixture evenly on the dough.

  • 6.

    Draw diamonds on top with a knife and bake for 30-25 minutes in a 180 degree C preheated oven.

  • 7.

    Chill, and NEVER serve this warm.

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