Strawberry season is here! Our family loves to pick strawberries at a local farm. Last year we picked about 40 lbs. of strawberries for frozen jam and shortcake. Here is our recipe for strawberry shortcake (more like a shortbread) with real whipped cream. Strawberry Shortcake From the kitchen of: Joy Moore Serves: 8 Preparation Time: 30 mins. Cooking Time: 15 mins.
Ingredients for sauce: 1 qt. fresh strawberries, sliced ¼ c. granulated sugar
Ingredients for shortcake: 2 c. all purpose flour ¼ c. salted butter 4 t. baking powder 1 egg 6 T. sugar ¼ c. milk
Ingredients for topping: 1 c. heavy whipping cream 2 T. powdered sugar
Preparation: 1. For sauce: combine strawberries and sugar, and set aside. 2. Preheat oven to 425. 3. Grease round pan. 4. For cake: mix flour, baking powder, sugar and butter. Batter will be like small peas. 5. With fork, add egg and milk. 6. Put into round pan. 7. Bake at 425 for 15 mins. 8. For topping: Beat the cream, gradually adding the sugar.