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Rich Shortcake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy Watson
Added: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C enriched flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 C shortening
1 well beaten egg
1/2 C milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt; cut in shortening until mixture is like coarse cumbs. Combine egg and milk; add to sifted dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Turn out on slightly floured surface. Divide dough in half; pat out to fit 8" x 1 1/2" round pans. For individual shortcakes, pat dough 1/2" thick and cut with 2 1/2" floured biscuit cutter. Bake in very hot oven (450F) 15-18 min. Spread any filling between layers and over top. Serve hot with plain or whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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