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Old Fashioned Shortcake

  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Strawberries 3 Pint (Three 1 Pint Boxes)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Sift flour, 1 /4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt into large bowl.
Cut butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
Make well in center of mixture; pour in milk all at once.
Mix quickly with fork just to moisten flour.
Turn into lightly greased 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan.
Press dough lightly to fit into pan evenly.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.
Reserve several whole strawberries for garnish; remove hulls from remaining strawberries.
Slice into bowl.
Add remaining sugar; mix well.
Whip cream just until stiff; stir in confectioners' sugar gently.
Cut shortcake in half crosswise; place, cut side up, on serving plate.
Spoon on half the strawberry slices.
Set top of cake in place, cut side down; spoon remaining sliced strawberries over top of cake.
Mound whipped cream lightly in center; garnish with reserved strawberries.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4009 Calories from Fat 1689

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 192 g295.9%

Saturated Fat 116.8 g584.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 587.7 mg195.9%

Sodium 2343.7 mg97.7%

Total Carbohydrates 551 g183.5%

Dietary Fiber 35.6 g142.3%

Sugars 309.1 g

Protein 47 g93.6%

Vitamin A 133.7% Vitamin C 1413.7%

Calcium 175% Iron 107.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Old Fashioned Shortcake Recipe