Giant Strawberry Shortcake

Recipe by Lindsey loo
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Blend flour, 3 tbsp of the sugar, salt, baking powder, and, butter until the mixture resembles a coarse meal.
  • Add the cream and milk, and mix to form a soft dough.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and roll to a 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Form dough into 7 inch diameter circle.
  • Place round on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 12-20 minutes, until cake springs back.
  • Remove shortcake and place on wire rack to cool.
  • Place the strawberries in a large bowl with the rest of the sugar and let sit for up to 2 hours until a juicy syrup forms in the bowl.
  • Slice the shortcake in half horizontally, and place the bottom half on a plate.
  • Spread a generous portion of whipped cream on the bottom half, and then spoon some strawberries and juice on top of that.
  • Place the other half on top of the strawberries and spread more whipped cream and strawberries on top.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips on top (if desired).
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