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Classic Breton Butter Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Bryan Gardner



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  • ecksphile
    27 SEP, 2018
    Love this cake. Agree that it had elements of shortbread and scone-like texture and taste. Not a gateau-like cake, if that's what you are looking for. Something quite different and unique. I do admit to adding a tsp of vanilla extract because I thought it was odd that the recipe did not include it. Completely delicious regardless. And it came out looking exactly like the picture - I love it when that happens!!!!
  • bleggat
    27 JUN, 2018
    I love this cake. It tastes like a shortbread cookie cake. I suggest using the best butter you can buy. I also vary the compote with whatever fruit I happen to have on hand.
  • MS10451586
    17 FEB, 2018
    Felt it wasn't quite sweet enough. Added tsp of almond flavoring to recipe and dusted with icing sugar.
  • dlkay2180766
    10 OCT, 2017
    I made this today and followed recipe exactly. I found it not buttery taste I was looking forward to. Next time I would decrease the all purpose flour to 1 cup.

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