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Super Strawberry Shortcake

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This Super Strawberry Shortcake is simply electrifying ! This shortcake topped with creamy berries is yummy beyond description...I simply can't wait to make another one for myself now ! Go ahead and give your craving taste buddies a treat with this Super Strawberry Shortcake too. Do come back here to let me know if you think it deserves to be called Super !
Ingredients
  Fresh strawberries 1 Quart, sliced
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Cold)
  Egg 1
  Sour cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine the strawberries and sugar; set aside.
For shortcake, combine dry ingredients in a large bowl; cut in butter until crumbly.
In a small bowl, beat egg; add sour cream.
Stir into the crumb mixture just until moistened.
Turn onto a floured board; knead 25 times or until smooth.
Roll out into a 7-1/2-in.circle.Cut a 2-in.hole in center to form a ring.
Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake at 425° for 12-14 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheet; cool on a wire rack.
For topping, beat cream and sugar until stiff peaks form; stir in vanilla.
Just before serving, split cake horizontally.
Spoon juice from berries over bottom layer.
Spoon half of berries over juice.
Spread half of topping over berries.
Add the top cake layer, remaining topping and berries.
Cut into wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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