Strawberry shortcake with vanilla whipped cre
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:25:10 AM. Recipe ID 59003. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Strawberry shortcake with vanilla whipped cre
Categories: New text im, Desserts
Yield: 4 Servings
2 pt Strawberries -- hulled and
3 tb Fresh lemon juice
12 c Sugar
2 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
6 tb Cold unsalted butter -- cut
1 lg Egg -- plus 1 yolk
1/2 c Heavy cream -- plus 3
Vanilla Whipped Cream (see
Living Page 10D)
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Place strawberries in a bowl; sprinkle with
lemon juice and 1/4 cup sugar. Let stand to release juices, about 1
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar, flour,
baking powder and salt. Use a fork or two knives to cut in butter
until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Whisk together egg and 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cream. Slowly add
this mixture to dry ingredients; mix with a fork until dough just
comes together. Do not overmix.
Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface; pat into a 6-inch
square. Cut four 21/2-inch rounds; place on a parchment-lined baking
sheet. Whisk together egg yolk and remaining tablespoon cream; brush
over tops of biscuits. Bake until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool slightly on wire racks, about
Slice shortcakes open while warm. Divide strawberries and their juice
among bottom halves of shortcakes; top with large dollops of Vanilla
Whipped Cream and upper halves of shortcakes. Serves 4.
Per serving: 696 calories; 35.6 g fat (27.9 g saturated fat; 46
percent calories from fat); 229 mg cholesterol; 496 mg sodium; 85.7 g
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