Nothing tastes like summer more than a fresh fruit dessert! Run out to the store or to your garden and pick some fresh strawberries for this tasty Strawberry Shortcake recipe. Whether you’re entertaining or just looking for a dessert to enjoy at home, this recipe can be ready to enjoy in just one hour.
3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar 4 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup cold butter, cubed 2/3 cup heavy cream 1 large egg, beaten 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries 3 tbsp white sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Mix together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and cream of tartar in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives. Stir in cream and egg until mixed well. Place dough onto a lightly floured surface.
Knead dough for 2 minutes. Press into a 1/2-inch-thick sheet. Cut into squares and place on baking sheets.
Bake in the oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Allow shortcakes to cool.
Place strawberries in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with sugar; stir to combine. Split cooled shortcakes in half and spread with sugared berries.
Top with whipped cream!
Make a full slab of strawberry shortcake or turn them into little shortcake bites.
Choices for dishes to serve on the side: vanilla ice cream, fresh berries, fruit salad, shortcake cookies or maybe you could even add a little chocolate side for dipping on the side!