Shortbread vs Shortcake - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between shortbread and shortcake

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

shortbread

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Noun

(wikipedia shortbread)
  • A type of biscuit (cookie), popular in Britain, traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter and three parts flour
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    shortcake

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    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.