Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Looking for new breakfast ideas? Find out how to prepare these delicious buttermilk sugar cookies at home!

21 February, 2018
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Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

0 HR 55 MIN


225 g
vegetable shortening
300 g
1/2 tsp
1 large
1 tsp extract
280 g
bicarbonate of (baking) soda
1/2 tsp
6 tbsp


How to prepare buttermilk sugar cookies

Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5.

Line 3 large baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

Beat together the sugar, shortening, and salt in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined.

Add the flour, bicarbonate of soda and buttermilk and mix until light and fluffy.

Spoon into a piping bag with a large star nozzle.

For each cookie - pipe 1 star and then pipe 6 more stars surrounding the first star onto the baking trays, spacing the cookies about 5cm|2" apart.

Bake for 10-15 minutes until light golden around the edges.

Cool on the trays for 10 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely. 

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