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Shortcake Biscuit

A sturdy biscuit of, typically, white wheat flour, sugar and fat in the ratio 2:1:1.

When sold by name as 'shortcake', the biscuit is now customarily rectangular c21/2 x 11/4ins by 1/4in thick with a disctinctive 'rolled' style edge and pricked centre.

Asda own-brand shortcake, 2013

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