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Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 25 min | Cook Time 20 min


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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