Old-fashioned or not, some things nevergo out of style…like the quintessential summertime dessert,strawberry shortcake.
Recipe: Old-Fashioned StrawberryShortcake
2 pints strawberries 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 cup whipping cream 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
Wash, hull, drain and crush strawberries.
Sift together flour, baking powder, andsalt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until well blended. Add milk to makea soft dough. Beat rapidly for 1 minute, or until the dough leavesthe sides of the bowl. Turn the dough onto a floured board andknead gently for 30 seconds. Divide in half and, with flouredhands, spread each half over the bottom of an 8-inch cake pan.Prick the surface with a fork.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15 minutesor until golden.
When done and still hot, spread 1 layerwith 2 tablespoons butter. Place the layer on a serving plate,buttered side up, and spread with half the strawberries. Topwith the second layer and the remaining strawberries.
In a bowl, with an electric mixer at highspeed, whip cream and sugar to stiff peaks. Serve cake warm withwhipped cream.
Makes 8 servings.
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