Fyne Cakes

Morgan Chicarelli


"Fyne Cakes" is what my family's recipe for "Shortbread" is called.


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  • 1 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg (seperate white from yolk)
  • 1 3/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground clove
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground mace
  • 1 pinch
    ground saffron (optional)

How to Make Fyne Cakes


  1. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy
  2. Add yolk and beat until well combined.
  3. Mix all the dry ingredients together in another bowl or measuring cup
  4. Add to wet ingredients and mix well.
  5. Put mixture into greased 9in pan.
  6. Brush top with egg white (this is what gives it that wafer top)
  7. Bake 1 hour and cut hot but then let cool completely.

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About Fyne Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cookie, #shortbread

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