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Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Connie

Category:
Category:
 

Strawberries


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Cups Thinly Sliced Strawberries
2/3 Cups Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Gently turn berries with sugar. Let stand at room temperature until they draw juices, about 1 hour.
 

Shortcakes


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 Tablespoons Butter (divided)
1 Cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 Egg Beaten with 2 Tablespoons Half and Half
Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 450.

Soften 2 tablespoons butter; set aside. In bowl, mix together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in remaining 3 tablespoons butter until particles are fine. Add egg mixture to flour mixture. Toss with fork to form a soft dough. Knead very gently on lightly floured surface. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out 12 rounds with floured 2 1/2 inch cutter, rerolling scraps if needed. Place half the rounds on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread each with 1 teaspoon softened butter; top with remaining rounds. Sprinkle tops lightly with sugar. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.

Break open a warm shortcake, spoon berries over, cover with top. Top with whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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