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Strawberry Shortcake

Birthday requests are happening at the Moore’s! Strawberry shortcake seems to be the popular one this month. So I have an easy recipe to share with you. You only need a few ingredients that you will probably find in your pantry. You can have this recipe ready in under a half hour. If you don’t have the time or feel like making fresh whipped cream, you can always use store bought. This shortcake is more like a biscuit, tender and mildly sweet, covered in juicy sweet strawberries and fresh whipped cream. A light dessert, perfect after any meal!

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Perfectly sweet and juicy strawberries on a biscuit like shortcake, covered in light and fluffy whipped cream.

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Here’s what you will need for your delicious strawberry shortcake. Strawberries, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, lemon, and heavy cream.

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Wash the strawberries in cool water, hull the stems and slice the strawberries. Place in a bowl, cover with some sugar. Stir and place in refrigerator for about 20 minutes, the juices will come out, perfect for your strawberry shortcake.

 

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Sliced Strawberries

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Sprinkle sugar on top of strawberries

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Easy no knead Biscuit shortcake dough.

 

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Pat down dough in a non stick pie pan

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Bake until golden brown.

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Fluffy and moist shortcake.

 

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Juicy Strawberries marinating in the refrigerator

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Slice shortcake horizontally and place strawberries on the bottom part of shortcake, add a spoonful of whipped cream, place top of shortcake over whipped cream, place another spoonful on top of shortcake.

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE RECIPE:

      strawberries

  • 1 1lbs strawberries, stemmed and quartered
  • 3 tablespoons sugar

    shortcake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3teaspoon salt
  • 1 1cups heavy cream

     whipped cream

  • 1 1cups heavy cream, chilled
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon

Directions

  1. Mix strawberries with 3 tablespoons sugar and refrigerate while juices develop, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Add heavy cream and mix until just combined. Place mixture in a non stick pie pan or un-greased 8-inch square pan and bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  4. Place a metal bowl and beaters in the freezer during shortcake cooking time.
  5. Remove shortcake from pan and place on a rack to cool slightly. Cut into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.
  6. Mix all whipped cream ingredients in the metal bowl with metal beaters about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
  7. Spoon some of the strawberries with their juice onto each shortcake bottom. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top. Spoon more strawberries over the top and serve.

Serves 6

Strawberry Shortcake
Yield: 6

Strawberry Shortcake

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This shortcake is more like a biscuit, tender and mildly sweet, covered in juicy sweet strawberries and fresh whipped cream. A light dessert, perfect after any meal!

Ingredients

  • For the strawberries:
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs strawberries, stemmed and quartered
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • For The Shortcake:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream
  • For The Whipped Cream:
  • 1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream, chilled
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon

Instructions

  1. Mix strawberries with 3 tablespoons sugar and refrigerate while juices develop at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Add heavy cream and mix until just combined. Place mixture in a non-stick pie pan or ungreased 8-inch square pan and bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  4. Place a metal bowl and beaters in the freezer during shortcake cooking time.
  5. Remove shortcake from pan and place on a rack to cool slightly. Cut into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.
  6. Mix all whipped cream ingredients in the metal bowl with metal beaters about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
  7. Spoon some of the strawberries with their juice onto each shortcake bottom. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top. Spoon more strawberries over the top and serve.

 

 

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Manila Spoon

Thursday 28th of May 2015

If I had a birthday coming up soon, I will request for this too as it looks so delish!

nettie

Thursday 28th of May 2015

Thank you Abby, it is a wonderful cake! Nettie

Miz Helen

Monday 18th of May 2015

There is really nothing better than a delicious Strawberry Short Cake, this looks so good! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday this week. Come Back Soon! Miz Helen

nettie

Monday 18th of May 2015

Thank you Miz Helen! Nettie

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