Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

Strawberry Shortcake Dessert


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A delicious and very elegant dessert, shortcake filled with sugared strawberries and topped with whipped cream (if you like).


Serves: 12 

  • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (50g) white sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 250g butter
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) thickened cream
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and cream of tartar. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Stir in cream and egg. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 2 minutes. Press into a 1cm thick sheet. Cut into squares. Place on baking trays.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes, or until golden. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons sugar over sliced berries.
  4. Let shortcakes cool before splitting and filling with sugared berries.

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