shortcrust

Shortcrust vs Shortbread - What's the difference?

shortcrust | shortbread |


As an adjective shortcrust

is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

As a noun shortbread is

a type of biscuit (cookie), popular in britain, traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter and three parts flour.

Brittle vs Shortcrust - What's the difference?

brittle | shortcrust |


As adjectives the difference between brittle and shortcrust

is that brittle is inflexible, liable to break or snap easily under stress or pressure while shortcrust is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

As a noun brittle

is (uncountable) a confection of caramelized sugar and nuts.

Hard vs Shortcrust - What's the difference?

hard | shortcrust |


As adjectives the difference between hard and shortcrust

is that hard is (label) having a severe property; presenting difficulty while shortcrust is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

As an adverb hard

is (manner) with much force or effort.

As a noun hard

is (nautical) a firm or paved beach or slope convenient for hauling vessels out of the water.

Pastry vs Shortcrust - What's the difference?

pastry | shortcrust |


As a noun pastry

is a baked food group which contains items made from flour and fat pastes such as pie crust; also tarts, bear claws, napoleons, puff pastries, etc.

As an adjective shortcrust is

describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

Shortcrust vs Shortening - What's the difference?

shortcrust | shortening |


As a adjective shortcrust

is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

As a noun shortening is

(cooking) solid fat, such as butter, lard or hydrogenated vegetable oil, used to make shortcrust pastry.

As a verb shortening is

(shorten).

What is the difference between shortcrust and short?

shortcrust | short |


As adjectives the difference between shortcrust and short

is that shortcrust is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle while short is having a small distance from one end or edge to another, either horizontally or vertically.

As a adverb short is

abruptly.

As a noun short is

a short circuit.

As a verb short is

to cause a in (something).

As a preposition short is

deficient in.

What is the difference between shortcrust and puff?

shortcrust | puff |


As a adjective shortcrust

is describing a form of pastry that is relatively hard and brittle.

As a noun puff is

(countable) a sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth.

As a verb puff is

to emit smoke, gas, etc, in puffs.