Summertime Shortcakes

Summertime Shortcakes

These tender sweet biscuit squares make the most delicious strawberry shortcake!

20 min.prep time 30 min.total time
9 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Shortcake

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup buttermilk**
1 tablespoon sugar

Fruit

3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled, sliced
2 tablespoons sugar

Topping

Sweetened whipped cream

Directions

Heat oven to 450°F. Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Mix in 1/2 cup butter with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until flour is moistened.

Knead dough 10 times on lightly floured surface until smooth. Pat dough into 7-inch (3/4 inch thick) square; cut into 9 squares. Place onto ungreased baking sheet; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, combine strawberries and 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl.

To serve, split shortcakes carefully with fork or serrated knife. Place bottom of 1 shortcake on individual dessert plate; top with dollop of whipped cream and 1/3 cup fruit. Top with remaining shortcake half and dollop of whipped cream. Repeat with remaining shortcakes, fruit and whipped cream.

*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.

**Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe Tip

Use a variety of fruits: peaches, raspberries, blueberries, etc.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 390

Fat: 21g

Cholesterol: 75mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 43g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #12531©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

AMAZING!! This is my go-to recipe when strawberries are in season. But delicious with any type of fresh berries or fruit.

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