Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake with Sweetened Flavoured Whipped Cream

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt together.
  • Work in fat with your fingers until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in milk gradually.
  • Place dough on a lightly floured board.
  • Divide into 2 parts and roll each part to fit a round cake pan.
  • Place first layer into lightly greased cake tin.
  • Brush the dough with melted butter, then place second layer over top.
  • Bake at 400f degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Reserve approximately 12 choice berries for the top.
  • Mash the remaining berries slightly, stir in sugar and place sweetened berries beween layers.
  • Cover the top layer with sweetened flavoured whipped cream and garnish with whole berries.
  • Note: The biscuit dough may be rolled and cut into round shapes as for tea biscuits, then split into halves for strawberry or peach shortcake.
  • Sweetened flavoured whipped cream: Beat the cream until thick.
  • Fold in sugar and vanilla.
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