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Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake


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Serves 4 | Prep Time 25 min | Cook Time 20 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


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.


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Notes

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

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