National Shortbread Day
Facts on Shortbread
- Shortbread is a type of leavened cookie simply made with flour, sugar and butter.
- Shortbread is cut into points, oblong fingers or baked into individual rounds.
- Shortbread is a cookie made for dipping due to its dryness.
- Shortbread is a classic Scottish dessert that evolved from the typical medieval twice-baked biscuit
- In some parts of Scotland, it is tradition to break shortbread over the head of a new bride.