Summertime Shortcakes

Summertime Shortcakes
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These tender sweet biscuit squares make the most delicious strawberry shortcake!
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
9 servings

Ingredients

Shortcake

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
sugar
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 cup
*Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter, softened
3/4 cup
buttermilk**
1 tablespoon
sugar

Fruit

3 cups
fresh strawberries, hulled, sliced
2 tablespoons
sugar

Topping

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired
 
*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.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and baking soda in bowl. Mix in 1/2 cup butter with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until flour is moistened.
  3. 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 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
  4. Combine strawberries and 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl.
  5. Split shortcakes carefully with fork or serrated knife. Place bottom of 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.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
390
Cholesterol
75mg
Carbohydrates
43g
Protein
4g
Fat
21g
Sodium
160mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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