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Lemon Iced Macadamia Shortbread


  • 250g plain flour

  • 125g castor sugar

  • 250g butter

  • 125g rice flour

  • 150g macadamia nuts

  • Icing

  • 200g icing sugar

  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons


  • 1.

    Pour caster sugar, rice flour, plain flour and softened butter into a bowl and rub together until smooth, then knead for 5 minutes.

  • 2.

    Place onto flour dusted bench and roll out to about 2 cm thick and cut into required shapes.

  • 3.

    Lightly smash the macadamias and stud into shortbreads pressing into the surface.

  • 4.

    Bake at 150-175C for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  • 5.

    Mix together icing sugar and lemon, refrigerate to thicken slightly. Pour icing over cooled shortbreads.


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