Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

A nice strawberry shortcake recipe to try !

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe Ingredients

* 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
* 2 tablespoons sugar
* 1 cup all-purpose flour
* 2 tablespoons sugar
* 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/8 teaspoon salt
* 2 tablespoons cold butter
* 3 tablespoons 2% milk
* 1 egg yolk, beaten
* 3/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
* 1 tablespoon butter, softened
* 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
* 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
* 1 teaspoon sugar

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe INSTRUCTIONS

1. In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; cover and refrigerate until serving.
2. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the milk, egg yolk and lemon peel; stir into crumb mixture until a soft dough forms (dough will be sticky).
3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Divide dough in half. Gently pat or roll each half into a 3/4-in.-thick circle. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack; cool for 15 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine butter and lemon peel; set aside. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar; beat until stiff peaks form.
5. To assemble, split shortcakes in half. Place cake bottoms on dessert plates; spread with lemon butter, then top each with a fourth of the strawberries and whipped cream. Cover with shortcake top and remaining berries and cream...and the Strawberry Shortcake Recipe is ready..enjoy the cake ! Nice !
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