Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake with Grand Marnier Cream

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • In bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and baking soda.
  • Stir in orange rind.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  • Stir in enough buttermilk (roughly 3/4 cup) until dough clings together.
  • Place dough on a floured board and knead 4 or 5 times.
  • Roll or pat into 8" round.
  • Place on cookie sheet.
  • Brush with the 1 Tbsp buttermilk and sprinkle with 1 tsp sugar.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on rack, then split into two horizontally.
  • In bowl, mix strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Just before serving, whip cream along with 2 Tbsp sugar until cream forms stiff peaks.
  • Fold in sour cream and Grand Marnier.
  • To serve, spread bottom cake layer with 3/4 of cream mixture.
  • Top with 3/4 of the strawberries.
  • Put the second cake layer on top and decorate with the remaining cream and strawberries.
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