coffee shortbread recipeBiscuits come in all shapes, sizes and flavours, and have always been a popular treat.  These coffee shortbread biscuits are the perfect treat anytime you’re craving something a bit special.  Keeping the kids away from them is going to be impossible with this coffee shortbread recipe though.


Coffee Shortbread Recipe


  • 10g (0.35oz) ground coffee
  • 300g (10.5oz) plain flour
  • 150g (5.3oz) butter
  • 100g (3.5oz) icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt


  1. Mix the sugar and butter until it becomes creamy.

  2. Create a well in the middle of the flour, dust it with the ground coffee and pour the butter and sugar mixture into the middle.

  3. Now add the egg and yolk to the well and begin to stir all the ingredients together, combining them slowly.

  4. Knead until you have a uniform dough, then chill in the fridge for around an hour.

  5. Roll out the dough on a board until you reach the desired thickness for your biscuits.

  6. Use a variety of biscuit cutters to cut out your biscuit shapes.

  7. Place them on baking paper and bake at 180°C (356°F) for around 10‒12 minutes.

Preparation time

  • 1hr + 2hr resting time

If you want more coffee drinks recipes and deserts recipes please take a look at our coffee recipes page page.  I am sure you will find some great things to try.  Enjoy!