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Nutritional Facts: Traditional Shortbread

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  9 ounces (255g)
plain flour
3 ounces (85g)
caster sugar
6 ounces (170g)
butter
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.8 n/a 0.0 1 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Arginine (g) 1.1 n/a 0.1 1 0
Ash (g) 1.2 0.0 3.6 5 0
Aspartic acid (g) 1.1 n/a 0.1 1 0
Beta-sitosterol n/a n/a 6.8 7 0
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Calcium (mg) 38.3 0.9 40.8 80 5
Calories 928.7 329.2 1,219.7 2,478 165
Calories (kj) 3,885.9 1,376.2 5,101.7 10,364 691
Campesterol n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Carbohydrates (g) 194.7 85.0 0.1 280 19
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 365.7 366 24
Copper (mg) 0.4 0.0 0.0 0 0
Cystine (g) 0.6 n/a 0.0 1 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 6.9 0.0 0.0 7 0
Folate (mcg) 466.9 0.0 5.1 472 31
Folate, DFE (mcg) 742.5 0.0 5.1 748 50
Folate, food (mcg) 74.0 0.0 5.1 79 5
Folic acid (mcg) 392.9 0.0 0.0 393 26
Fructose n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Galactose n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Glutamic acid (g) 8.9 n/a 0.3 9 1
Glycine (g) 0.9 n/a 0.0 1 0
Histidine (g) 0.6 n/a 0.0 1 0
Iron (mg) 11.8 0.0 0.0 12 1
Isoleucine (g) 0.9 n/a 0.1 1 0
Lactose n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Leucine (g) 1.8 n/a 0.1 2 0
Lysine (g) 0.6 n/a 0.1 1 0
Magnesium (mg) 56.1 0.0 3.4 60 4
Maltose n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Manganese (mg) 1.7 0.0 0.0 2 0
Methionine (g) 0.5 n/a 0.0 1 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.2 0.0 35.8 36 2
Niacin (mg) 15.1 0.0 0.1 15 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 1.1 0.0 0.2 1 0
Phenylalanine (g) 1.3 n/a 0.1 1 0
Phosphorus (mg) 275.6 0.0 40.8 316 21
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1.1 0.0 5.2 6 0
Potassium (mg) 273.0 1.7 40.8 316 21
Proline (g) 3.1 n/a 0.1 3 0
Protein (g) 26.4 0.0 1.4 28 2
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 1,141.5 1,141 76
Riboflavin (mg) 1.3 0.0 0.1 1 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.4 0.0 87.4 88 6
Selenium (mcg) 86.5 0.5 1.7 89 6
Serine (g) 1.3 n/a 0.1 1 0
Sodium (mg) 5.1 0.9 1,214.6 1,221 81
Stigmasterol n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Sucrose n/a 84.9 n/a 85 6
Sugar (g) 0.7 84.9 0.1 86 6
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 2.0 0.0 0.0 2 0
Threonine (g) 0.7 n/a 0.1 1 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.2 0.0 3.9 4 0
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.2 n/a 0.0 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.1 n/a 0.0 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 1.0 n/a 0.0 1 0
Total Fat (g) 2.5 0.0 138.0 140 9
Trans-monoenoic Fat n/a n/a 5.1 5 0
TransFatty acids n/a n/a 5.6 6 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.3 n/a 0.0 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.8 n/a 0.1 1 0
Valine (g) 1.1 n/a 0.1 1 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 0.0 0.0 4,251.1 4,251 283
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 0.0 1,163.6 1,164 78
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 102.1 102 7
Water (g) 30.4 0.0 27.0 57 4
Zinc (mg) 1.8 0.0 0.2 2 0

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