Poundcake vs Shortcake - What's the difference?

poundcake | shortcake |


As nouns the difference between poundcake and shortcake

is that poundcake is while shortcake is a sweet biscuit typically made with flour, sugar, salt, butter, milk or cream, and sometimes eggs, and leavened with baking powder or baking soda.

poundcake

English

Noun

(en noun)
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    shortcake

    English

    Noun

  • A sweet biscuit typically made with flour, sugar, salt, butter, milk or cream, and sometimes eggs, and leavened with baking powder or baking soda.
  • A dessert made with such a biscuit.