Quick shortbread question!

(3 Posts)
Hessy Sun 05-Jan-14 17:51:26

Hello, hoping you can help.

Not baking for a special occasion only to occupy me before returning to work tmrw - so bake doesn't have to be perfect!

But, shortbread recipe needs 225g butter. Only have 125g butter. Could I replace final 100g with Lurpac Spreadable Lighter?!

Would result be inedible?!

Thanks!

DoItTooJulia Sun 05-Jan-14 17:58:53

Hmmmm. You want the butter to solidify before baking, so you usually put it in the fridge to rest for some time before baking it, and spreadable in such a big quantity might hinder that.

Can you half the recipe and put in a smalle tin?

You could make a sponge cake with a mix of the two, though.

Catsmamma Sun 05-Jan-14 18:00:39

i wouldn't use any "lighter" spread for any baking tbh...it's usually whipped up with water and that's where everything starts to go wrong.

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