Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
20 minutes
Yields:
Tags:
6 servings
Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly

Ingredients

125g butter
50g caster sugar
125g plain flour, sifted
50g corn flour, sifted
250g strawberries
284ml double cream, whipped sifted icing sugar for dredging

Directions

  1. Preheat oven,180oC (350oF), gas mark 4.

  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until soft and creamy, then stir in the flour and corn flour.

  3. Mix to a firm dough, then turn onto a floured surface and knead lightly.

  4. Divide the mixture in half. Roll each piece into a 20cm (8inch) round, place on a baking sheet.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes.

  6. Let cool for a few minutes, then mark one round into 6 sections.

  7. Carefully slide both rounds onto a wire rack to cool.

  8. Slice the strawberries lengthwise. Set aside 6 slices for decoration.

  9. Mix three-quarters of the cream with the strawberries and spread over the plain round of shortcake.

  10. Cut the other round into 6 sections and place on top.

  11. Sprinkle with icing sugar.

  12. Pipe cream rosette on each section and decorate with the reserved strawberry slices.


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