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Classic Strawberry Shortcake

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • dash nutmeg
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • additional sugar (to taste)
  • 2 pints California Giant Strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped and sweetened

Directions:

  1. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into large bowl. Cut in butter to resemble coarse meal.
  2. In separate bowl blend milk and egg yolks with fork. Stir into flour mixture to make a soft dough.
  3. Divide dough into 6 portions; form into balls. Pat balls out on greased baking sheet to 3" circles, moistening fingers with egg whites. Brush cakes with egg whites & Sprinkle with sugar.
  4. Bake in preheated 450°F oven 10 to 12 minutes until golden. Remove to rack; cool.
  5. Sweeten strawberries to taste. Halve cakes horizontally. On plates, fill and garnish with strawberries and whipped cream.

Source: California Strawberry Commission

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