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Strawberry Shortcake

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Transform your kitchen into a place of sheer nostalgia with this classic dessert recipe. Strawberry shortcake has been enjoyed and perfected throughout the years, and this recipe is the result. Make a batch as soon as you can because it’s time to devour your favorite dessert.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb. strawberries, stemmed and quartered
  • 6 Tbs. sugar
  • 2 C. flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 Tbs. sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 C. whipping cream
  • Whipped Cream for topping

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine strawberries with 3 Tbs. of sugar and refrigerate for at least 40 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 F.

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, 3 Tbs. of sugar, and salt in a separate mixing bowl and add in heavy cream until well combined.

  3. Place mixture in an ungreased 8-inch square pan and bake for about 17 minutes or until golden brown.

    Remove shortcake from pan and allow to cool for 20 minutes.

  4. Cut shortcake into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.

    Spoon strawberries onto each shortcake bottom, top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top.

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