Classic Strawberry Shortcake

Everyone loves this classic American favorite, but you’ll love it even more with homemade buttery shortcakes.

| March/April 2011

  • Strawberry shortcake goes gourmet with handmade shortcakes and fresh whipped cream.
    Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison

Classic Strawberry Shortcake  
Serves 12 

Everyone loves this classic American favorite, but you’ll love it even more with homemade buttery shortcakes.

1 1/4 cups strawberries
1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4  teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1 cup whole milk
1 egg yolk, beaten
1 tablespoon coarse raw sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.



2. Slice strawberries and mix with 1/4 cup sugar. Cover and refrigerate.

3. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, 1/3  cup sugar and butter using a pastry cutter or two forks, until the mixture looks like bread crumbs.

cpurepair785
4/26/2013 8:20:20 AM

I'm going to go home and make this right now.




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