|All purpose flour||1 Pound|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon rind||1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
1)In a bowl, add and mix all the ingredients to stiff dough.
2)Knead until smooth and pliable. Let it sit for one hour in refrigerator to get cold and firm.
3)Roll it thinly and cut into various shapes.
4)Bake at moderate heat about 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.
5)Decorate with coarse sugar, currants, colored sugar, chocolate or lemon frosting, or sandwich.
6)Serve the shortcake cookie with jam.