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Long look at shortbread.

Shortbread comes in many shapes and sizes - but all the varieties have one thing in common... They are all rich crumbly biscuits - made with high proportions of butter - and are firm family favourites

Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread Fingers

BUTTER - 30 per cent.

FLAVOUR - 4/5

CRISPNESS - 5/5

COLOUR - 3/5

VALUE - 1/5

TOTAL - 13/20

Good flavour and crispness but quite thin and rather dull in appearance

Sainsbury's All Butter Highland Shortbread

BUTTER - 31 per cent

FLAVOUR - 2/5

CRISPNESS - 4/5

COLOUR - 2/4

VALUE - 4/5

TOTAL - 12/20

Little flavour but good crispness. They are an unattractive sort of putty colour.

Royal Edinburgh All Butter Shortbread

BUTTER - 29 per cent.

FLAVOUR - 3/5

CRISPNESS - 3/5

COLOUR - 5/5

VALUE - 2/5

TOTAL - 13/20

A buttery flavour but they are rather sweet. They are crisp and quite short and have a good golden colour which is topped off with a dusting of sugar. May contain traces of nuts.

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Tesco All Butter Thick Shortbread Fingers

BUTTER - 28 per cent

FLAVOUR - 5/5

CRISPNESS - 3/5

COLOUR - 5/5

VALUE - 3/5

TOTAL - 16/20

An excellent buttery flavour, quite short and with a crisp texture. They also have a good, rich, golden homemade colour.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Sep 13, 1998
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