You have heard of a gingerbread house. Here is a shortbread house. It is more fragile than a gingerbread house and trickier to assemble. Will your house stand up or fall? If you are a child, ask a grown up to supervise you.
100g Caster sugar
350 g Plain flour
1.Cream the butter and sugar together 2. Gradually at the flour. 3. Bind together until a dough is formed. 4. Refrigerate for 30mins. 5. Roll out to about a 1cm thickness. Use the templates to cut out the different parts of the house. 6, Place the shapes on a greased baking tray and bake at gas mark 2/ 150 C for 15mins or until golden brown. 7. When cool, trim the shapes so they have a clean edge then assemble the house. Use the icing to stick the parts together. 8.Decorate with icing and sweets.