National Shortbread Day – January 5

National Shortbread Day

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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.