Friday, June 15, 2018

shortcake -

Shortcake is a sponge cake or biscuits (not a pastry biscuit, but a bread biscuit developed with bakpuder / baking soda). Shortcake decorated with fruit and whipped cream.

Shortcakes are usually made from flour, sugar, bakpuder, or baking soda, salt, butter, milk, or cream, and sometimes eggs.

Although nowadays, the term shortcake is usually used for sponge or biscuit, on old recipes of the United States, shortcake is a round-shaped pastry or pieces, which until the 20th century is still made mainly the United States of the South.