1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3 cups flour
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla or lemon flavoring and 3 cups of flour one at a time.
To make flavorings: Vodka and vanilla beans, or vodka and lemons.
To make decorative flowers: Use real flowers, brush lightly with egg white, sprinkle with sugar and let dry on waxed paper.