Sunday, April 15, 2012

Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake Recipes

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 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.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes, or until golden. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons sugar over sliced berries.
  4. Let shortcakes cool before splitting and filling with sugared berries.