Strawberry shortcake squares
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:25:10 AM. Recipe ID 59002. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Strawberry shortcake squares
Yield: 6 Servings
4 c Strawberries
1/4 c Sugar
2 c Flour
1/4 c Sugar
1 tb Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 c Butter
2/3 c Half & half
1 Egg; beaten
2 c Whipped cream; sweetened
6 Strawberries, whole
Hull and slice four cups strawberries; combine with
1/4 cup sugar, and chill.
Combine next four ingredients; cut in butter with a pastry blender
until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine half-and-half and
egg, stirring well; add to flour mixture, stirring just until well
moistened. Spread mixture in a lightly greased 8" square baking pan.
Bake at 450 for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes;
turn out onto a wire rack.
Cut shortcake into 6 pieces; slice each piece crosswise in half. Place
bottom half of shortcake, cut side up, on an individual serving
plate; top with a dollop of whipped cream and 2-1/2 tablespoons of
strawberry mixture. Add second layer of shortcake; cut side down; top
with a dollop of whipped cream and 2-1/2 tablespoons of strawberry
mixture. Garnish with an additional dollop of whipped cream. Add a
whole strawberry for garnish. Repeat for each shortcake.
per Southern Living magazine
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