Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake
Why I Love This Recipe
"Shortcake made from scratch with butter and cream is topped with sugared strawberries."
Ingredients You'll Need
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon
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.