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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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As I've gotten older, I've realized how much of a sweet tooth that I have. I've realized that my favorite dessert out of pies, cookies, brownies, and shortcake was ultimately the shortcake. The shortcake that I like the best is the strawberry shortcake. I feel that the warm flaky biscuits and strawberries mix really well with the cream. The combination of the two flavors gives your taste buds a smooth and sweet taste. Here below is a quick and easy recipe to make strawberry shortcake:

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Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

20 min

20 min

40 min

Serves Eight

Ingredients

  • 6 cups strawberries, rinsed, quartered
  • 1 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 stick butter, unsalted , small pieces
  • 2 cups cream, heavy
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, toss strawberries with 3/4 cup of sugar. Let this sit to bring out the juices.
  2. In a food processor, pulse flour, baking powder, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. (10-12 times) In another bowl, whisk 1/2 cup of cream and eggs, pour over flour mixture and pulse until large clumps form (25-30 times)
  3. Pack dough into 1/2 cup measuring cup and tap onto baking sheet. Repeat to make 8 biscuits. Bake about 20 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer to rack to cool for about 15 mins.
  4. Beat remaining 1 1/2 cup of cream and 2 tablespoons of sugar with the vanilla.
  5. Slice biscuits in half. Spoon strawberries and their liquid over both halves. Spoon whipped cream on strawberries and replace top halves of biscuits.

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Comments

torrilynn (author) on March 11, 2013:

@sweetie1 thanks for your compliment and yes indeed the picture looks tasty hope you decide to put the recipe to use soon enough

sweetie1 from India on March 11, 2013:

I liked your recipe. Short and looks very easy to make. You have put very good picture, mouth watering. voted it up and interesting.

torrilynn (author) on March 09, 2013:

@AliciaC you are more than welcome and I hope you try this recipe. It not only sounds delicious but it is delicious.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on March 09, 2013:

Strawberries and cream go so well together! I love the taste of strawberry shortcake. Thank you for sharing the recipe, torrilynn. It sounds delicious.

torrilynn (author) on March 02, 2013:

@ThelmaAlberts

your more than welcome

And I'm happy that you

Enjoyed my hub

Thelma Alberts from Germany and Philippines on March 02, 2013:

Yummy! I love strawberry shortcakes. It reminds me that I have not eaten this for so long. Thanks for sharing;-)

torrilynn (author) on February 28, 2013:

@FlightKeeper

thanks for the positive feedback and definitely let me know how much you enjoyed them. (: thanks again

torrilynn (author) on February 28, 2013:

@LindaMyshrall thanks for the positive feedback and for voting up.

Flightkeeper from The East Coast on February 25, 2013:

This looks so good. I can't wait to try it.

torrilynn (author) on February 24, 2013:

@ishwaryaa22 thanks for the positive feedback, I'm glad you found this recipe worthwhile. Hope you try this in the future.

Ishwaryaa Dhandapani from Chennai, India on February 24, 2013:

An engaging recipe hub with clear instructions & tasty photos! I have a sweet tooth & also I am fond of strawberries. This is something I would like to try. Well-done!

Thanks for SHARING. Useful & Interesting. Voted up & pinned

torrilynn (author) on February 23, 2013:

@DDE im happy that you look forward for more recipes from me. Thanks.

torrilynn (author) on February 23, 2013:

@WillStarr thanks for stopping by and im glad this recipe reminded you of the one your mom use to make. Thanks for the suggest about Bisquick (:

WillStarr from Phoenix, Arizona on February 23, 2013:

This is a super-sounding recipe, and my mother used to make very similar shortcake.

If you want to cheat, Bisquick has a shortcake recipe on the box (but this sounds far better!)

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on February 23, 2013:

A simple to follow recipe and I look forward to reading more of your great recipes.

torrilynn (author) on February 20, 2013:

@olde cashmere thanks and yes it is easy and quick. Thanks for voting up. :)

Olde Cashmere on February 18, 2013:

This looks like a delicious recipe and not too difficult to whip up. Voting up and rating useful and awesome :)

torrilynn (author) on February 17, 2013:

@always exploring thank you and yeah it is

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on February 17, 2013:

This looks really good and easy to make..Thank you for sharing..

torrilynn (author) on February 17, 2013:

@adity5 thanks for your comment and it sure is delicious

adity5 from Incredible India !! on February 16, 2013:

It looks really yummy :) Thanks for sharing !!

torrilynn (author) on February 16, 2013:

@teaches12345 thank you for your comment and i hope you make this delicious dessert in the near future.

Dianna Mendez on February 16, 2013:

What a great recipe idea. I used to make this more often. You have reminded me of how much I love this treat. Thanks for sharing.