Easy and Tasty Strawberry Shortcake

Total Time
30mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
20 mins

This comes from Chic & Easy, a new show by Food Network. I made this tonight and it hardly took any time at all. The entire family ate it up.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix strawberries with 3 tablespoons sugar and refrigerate while juices develop, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Add heavy cream and mix until just combined. Place mixture in an ungreased 8-inch square pan and bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  4. Place a metal bowl and beaters in the freezer during shortcake cooking time.
  5. Remove shortcake from pan and place on a rack to cool slightly. Cut into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.
  6. Mix all whipped cream ingredients in the metal bowl with metal beaters about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
  7. Spoon some of the strawberries with their juice onto each shortcake bottom. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top. Spoon more strawberries over the top and serve.