Introduction: Strawberry Shortcake
In this instructable, I will show you how to make Strawberry Shortcakes.
Step 1: Ingredients
You are going to need:
32 oz strawberries
1 c heavy whipping cream
2 3/4 c all purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
8 oz sour cream
1/2 c sugar
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 c sugar
3/4 c cold butter
2 large eggs
Step 2: First Things First
Wash your strawberries off, cut the tops off, then slice them.
Step 3: Grab a Large Bowl
Mix the strawberries and 1/2 c sugar in a large bowl. Cover and set aside.
Step 4: Grab That Trusty Mixer
Beat the whipping cream on medium speed until foamy.
Gradually add in the 2 tbsp of sugar until you have soft peaks form.
Place in the refrigerator.
Don't touch this or your strawberries for about two hours.
Step 5: Hungry Yet?
After the two hours are up, grab another bowl.
Combine the flour, 1/4 c sugar and baking powder together.
Now, blend in the cold butter using a pastry blender, two knives or your hands..just get it mixed in.
Step 6: Last Bowl to Dirty, I Promise!
Lightly beat the eggs, then add the vanilla and sour cream.
Step 7: Grab a Spoon
Combine the egg mixture to the flour mixture, stirring them together with a spoon.
Step 8: Up to Measure?
Spray a 1/3 measuring cup with non-stick cooking spray.
Fill the measuring cup with the dough, then remove the dough and form into a ball, placing on a baking sheet.
Step 9: Bake!
Bake in an oven that's been preheated to 450° for about 12 minutes, or until they are golden.
Step 10: Can Hardly Wait...
Remove from the oven, cut the shortcake in half, top with the strawberries and cream.
Step 11: Enjoy!
Hope you enjoyed this instructable! If you try these, let me know what you think in the comments!
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