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My Favorite Summertime Treat :: Strawberry Shortcake

I love summertime for all the wonderful fresh, seasonal fruit that it produces.
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Watermelon, peaches, my mouth is already watering.  My favorite, though, are those bright red strawberries!  Their juicy flavor is perfect for a summer refresher.  If I’m looking for a special dessert, I go straight to my favorite strawberry shortcake recipe.

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2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter

1 beaten egg

1/2 cup milk

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Cut 1 pkg. of strawberries into chunks. Place in airtight container and pour 1/4-1/2 cup sugar over strawberries. Let sit in fridge for several hours to let juices gather.

Preheat oven to 450F. In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl combine egg and milk; add all at once to dry ingredients and stir just to moisten. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface. Pat or roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Shape or cut into 9 biscuits. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for about 10 minutes or until golden. Cut in half. Top with strawberries and fresh, whipped cream.

*To make cream, whip 1 cup fresh cream with 2 tablespoons sugar until soft peaks form.

What about you?  What’s your favorite summertime treat?


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