Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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SERVINGS

12

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of salt
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of baking powder
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 6 ounces or 1 ½ sticks of ice cold unsalted butter + 2 tablespoons of melted
  • ¼ cup of sugar in the raw
  • 2 pints of hulled strawberries, sliced in half
  • 2 cups of fresh whipped cream
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Whisk together the eggs and milk in a medium-size bowl and set aside.
  3. In a separate large bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar and then using a cheese grater shred in the ice cold better and fold it in.
  4. Next form a well in the flour mixture and pour in the egg-milk mixture and use a fork to combine the ingredients. Note: do not over mix.
  5. Transfer the dough to a clean floured surface and gently roll out the dough until it is 1” thick.
  6. Use a circle cookie cutter to cut out 12 biscuits. Transfer them to a sheet tray lined with parchment paper.
  7. Brush the tops of each biscuit with melted butter and sprinkle on sugar in the raw.
  8. Bake the biscuits for 20 to 22 minutes. Cool before serving.
  9. Serve the cooled biscuits with fresh hulled sliced strawberries and whipped cream.