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Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake

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"Serve with whipped cream on top."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 344 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 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 half-inch thick sheet. Cut into squares. Place on baking sheets.
  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 344 calories; 21.1 g fat; 35.2 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 241 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I was going to make my shortcake out of Bisquick but decided at the last minute to make these. They are the best I've ever had! I heeded the advice of others and omitted the cream of tartar. I c...

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I just did not like this recipe. I was expecting a more buttery, sweet shortcake. This was very dry, and I thought it had a bit of a bizarre aftertaste (maybe from the cream of tartar). I won...

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I was going to make my shortcake out of Bisquick but decided at the last minute to make these. They are the best I've ever had! I heeded the advice of others and omitted the cream of tartar. I c...

I WANTED TO MAKE A TRADITIONAL STACKED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FOR A CROWD! I searched for a nice cream biscuit recipe, and this was the one I used. I was able to successfully double the biscuit ...

These were wonderful!! My modifications included, 1) reduced amount of cream of tarter to only 1/8tsp(a pinch) 2) used food processor to cut in the butter 3) used 2% milk instead of heavy cream...

Hands down the best shortcakes I've ever made! These shortcakes are flaky like a pie crust but soft and chewy like a biscuit. I prefer to add lemon extract with poppy seeds and to make 6 large...

This is the best biscuit strawberry shortcake recipe I've tried. I took all the advice given...left out the cream of tartar and cut the baking powder down to 3...added 1/2 tsp of salt...brushed...

I needed a quick recipe for shortcake for a last minute dessert during the Memorial Day holiday. I read some of the reviews and decided to go with the opinion of those who did not use cream of ...

It was INSANELY good. I halved the recipe and omitted the cream of tartar, per other reviews. Also, I only had 2% milk on hand (and didn't feel like going to the store) so I used that instead of...

I was told (the first time that I made this) that it was the best shortcake that they had ever eaten! I am a cooking novice and after reading the reviews I tried this recipe. I eliminated the ...

I don't see how the last review could substitute applesauce for butter in a shortcake recipe and then be surprised at a poor result! I think this recipe is wonderful. I have always used the no c...