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Matcha Melt-in-Your- Mouth Shortbread

Matcha Melt-in-Your- Mouth Shortbread

You will need the following ingredients

6 oz soft butter

½ cup confectioner’s sugar

½ cup Birds Custard Powder*

1 1/3 cups All purpose flour

½ teaspoon matcha

1 cup sugar


Preheat oven to 350

Beat together the butter, confectioners sugar, custard powder, flour and matcha

Until smooth –

Roll teaspoons of the dough in the sugar and set on parchment paper lined cookie sheets

Flatten cookies by cross hatching with a fork

Bake for about 12 – 15 minutes or until JUST taking on color

Remove from oven allow to cool for 5 minutes then roll the cookies again GENTLY

in sugar.


Will keep in airtight container for 2 weeks

*Birds Custard Powder is available in the ‘British section’ now at most supermarkets – also at Hispanic markets like Fiesta.


Nancy Israel

Light and divine. The perfect tea cookie!

Dee Ann Douglas

These cookies are absolutely delicious! Thanks for the recipe!!

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