This is a very tasty biscuit, as we call it in South African, the equivalent of cookies in the USA. I use a recipe that is listed in the Western Province Preparatory School, Recipe Book, Bon Appetit. I have always had good results with this recipe and it has become a family favorite. It is described as a prize winning recipe and was submitted by the Taylor family of Cape Town, South Africa.
Simply Delicious Shortbread dusted with confectioners sugar
Shortbread just out of oven. Not yet sliced
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