Shony Seaweed Shortbread

Mara Seaweed Shony shortbread Shony Seaweed Flakes 30g Pouch - add to basket

A traditional treat made more Scottish with Mara Seaweed. 

Makes 25 biscuits
Time 4 hours 30 mins prep, 10 mins baking

Shortbread is a semi-sweet biscuit, best enjoyed with a cup of tea. The addition of Shony highlights how well Mara's unique seaweed blend can bring out the best in sweet treats.

Thanks to Edinburgh Larder for the recipe.


  • 10g Shony (plus extra for dusting)
  • 250g butter
  • 80g caster sugar (plus extra for dusting)
  • 40g icing sugar
  • 250g plain flour
  • 120g corn flour
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Using a fork, cream together the butter and sugars until fluffy and pale.
  2. Add the flour, salt and Shony. Bring together with your hands to form a dough.
  3. Roll into one or two logs 3cm wide. Wrap in cling film and chill for at least 4 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 170C.
  5. Remove cling film and cut into 5mm slices. Place on a baking tray lined with a silicone mat or baking paper. 
  6. Bake for about 10 mins until slightly golden around the edges.
  7. Cool on a rack and sprinkle with Shony and caster sugar.

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