SCRUMPTIOUS STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 20 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 25 min

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon
  • white sugar
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup butter 3 tablespoons and 1-3/4
  • teaspoons heavy cream
  • 1/3 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and cream of tartar.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Stir in cream and egg.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 2 minutes.
  • Press into a half-inch thick sheet.
  • Cut into squares.
  • Place on baking sheets.
  • Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes, or until golden.
  • Sprinkle 3 tablespoons sugar over sliced berries.
  • Let shortcakes cool before splitting and filling with sugared berries.

Notes

"Shortcake made from scratch with butter and cream is topped with sugared strawberries."

Categories: Cake  Dessert 

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