Balsamic Strawberry Shortcake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 15 mins

Here is an delicious twist on the traditional strawberry shortcake. Classic sweet biscuit base meets fresh berries laced with balsamic vinegar.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together first 3 ingredients; let stand 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Stir together eggs and 3/4 cup whipping cream; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  5. Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times.
  6. Pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut with a 3 inch cutter.
  7. Place shortcakes on an ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake at 425°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.
  9. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  10. Beat remaining 1 1/2 cups whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until soft peaks form.
  11. Stir in vanilla.
  12. Split shortcakes.
  13. Place 1 cake bottom on each of 8 individual plates.
  14. Spoon half of whipped cream mixture over shortcakes.
  15. Top with strawberry mixture and dollop with remaining whipped cream.
  16. Add cake tops and sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar.

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Absolutely delicious and with perfect directions too! What more can I ask for! This is a must for when strawberries are at their peak! We will be having this again this summer. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ May 31, 2004

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