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Strawberry Shortcake

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Ingredients
For shortcake
  Wholemeal flour 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Ounce (55 Gram)
  Raw cane sugar 1 Tablespoon, powdered in a grinder
  Milk 1⁄3 Pint (200 Milliliter)
For filling
  Strawberries 1 Pound (455 Gram)
  Raw cane sugar 2 Tablespoon, powdered in a grinder
  Double cream 1⁄2 Pint, chilled (285 Milliliter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 450 degrees.
2) Grease two flat tins of 8-inches each.

MAKING
3) Into a bowl, sift the baking powder, flour and salt. Run in the butter till coarse crumbs are formed. Mix in the sugar.
4) In the center, make a well and pour in the milk. Keep mixing and kneading till a smooth dough is formed.
5) After dividing the dough into two equal parts, press it into the greased tins. Bake for about 10 minutes till the shortcakes have turned golden. Set aside to cool.
6) Slice the strawberries into half and sprinkle half the sugar all over the slices.
7) Whip the cream till it starts to stand in peaks and spread half of the cream all over one of the shortckaes. Next, pile on the sliced strawberries and then cover with the second shortcake.
8) Over the top, spread the remaining cream and garnish with whole strawberries.

SERVING
9) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2714 Calories from Fat 1589

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 178 g273.8%

Saturated Fat 32.9 g164.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.9 mg46%

Sodium 2038.1 mg84.9%

Total Carbohydrates 260 g86.8%

Dietary Fiber 36.8 g147.1%

Sugars 76.6 g

Protein 43 g86.7%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 444.6%

Calcium 144.9% Iron 68.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe