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The Traditional Aberffraw Biscuit is said to be Britain's Oldest biscuit
Legend has it that centuries ago a Welsh king was holding court in Aberffraw on Anglesey, North Wales. His wife was walking along the beach and was inspired by a scallop shell. She decided to have a cake baked in its pretty shape.
However, the true origin of the biscuit thought that Welsh pilgrims began pressing shortbread with scallop shells as a symbol of their famous Christian pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain in the 13th Century. We hope you enjoy this taste of history!
- Welsh shortbread pressed with the shape of a scallop shell
- The flavour for these biscuits is inspired by another famous Welsh staple… Bara Brith – a rich fruit loaf made with raisins, tea and spices.
- Handmade in Wales
A Little About the Maker…
Shepherd's Welsh biscuits baker can be found on the edge of the beautiful, wild Snowdonia National Park in North Wales
Husband and wife team James and Natasha Shepherd produces a range of stunning classic Welsh biscuits and shortbread.
Their range of Aberffraw Biscuits are sold all on the shelves of some of the most prestigious shops all over the world.
We aim to post your package by the next working day (unless they are handmade - please read product descriptions), but please bear with us during the pandemic as we have less staff than usual and approaching our busiest time.
Worldwide Postage: Please note, international postage may vary, the below is an estimate. We cannot post all items internationally (such as food or very large items) so please check the item description.
Please get in touch for an accurate charge for worldwide orders.
UK Postage is free over £50
Due to the current pandemic post is slower than usual, please bear with the serviceUK Saver Delivery (Delivery aim: 3-5 working days)*: £3.50
UK 1st Class (Delivery aim: 1-2 working Days)*: £4.50
Europe (Delivery aim: 3-5 working Days*): £5.00
USA, Australia and Rest of World estimate (Delivery aim: 5-10 working Days*): £9.00
Remember: We combine postage so the more you buy, the more you save!
You can view your combined postage amount during checkout.
CUSTOM CHARGES: If ordering from outside the EU, you may have to pay Customs Duty, Excise Duty or Import VAT on top of the advertised purchase price. Unfortunately this is the customer's responsibility as we have no control over the charges and cannot predict them.
*These are estimates based on Royal Mail and courier guidelines, they are not guaranteed.