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Strawberry Shortcake

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Ingredients
  Enriched flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Sugared strawberries 4 Cup (64 tbs), sliced
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
Directions

Sift together dry ingredients; cut in shortening till mixture is like coarse crumbs.
Combine egg and milk; add all at once to dry ingredients, stirring only to moisten.
Turn dough out on floured surface; knead gently for 1/2 minute.
Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch.
Cut 6 biscuits with floured 21/2-inch round or fluted cutter.
Bake on un-greased baking sheet in very hot oven (450°) about 10 minutes.
Split shortcakes; butter bottom layers.
Fill and top with strawberries and whipped cream.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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