Delightful Strawberry Shortcake

    2 hours 40 minutes

    I just think that strawberry shortcake is the epitome of summer.


    New South Wales, Australia
    2 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 1.2 kilo of strawberries, washed and sliced
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar for strawberries
    • 2 cups flour
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/4 cups thickened cream
    • sugar for dusting

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:2hours marinating  ›  Ready in:2hours40min 

    1. In a container with a lid, place strawberries, and sprinkle sugar over the strawberries. Let sugar marinate over the strawberries for a couple of hours before using.
    2. Preheat oven to 185 degrees C.
    3. Sift together flour, salt and baking powder. Stir heavy cream into sifted flour and mix gently until the flour is just incorporated.
    4. Gently knead and shape into 4 equal sized rolls. Place on a greased cookie sheet.
    5. If you have some dusting sugar, sprinkle a little onto the biscuits. Bake for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, the biscuits will be golden brown when done.
    6. Whip thickened cream with some vanilla and sugar to your preferred taste.
    7. Slice shortcake in half, lay bottom of shortcake in a plate, then add a scoop of ice cream, a spoonful of strawberries, top with biscuit and whipped cream.

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