Recipe: English Strawberry Shortcake

Recipe Wednesday: Sweet Treats

Strawberry Mix

1 ½ pounds fresh strawberries quartered
½ cup granulated sugar

Toss sugar and strawberries together and set aside for 30 minutes.

Whip Cream

1 ½ cups cold heavy cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients and whip in stainless steel bowl until soft peaks.  Do not over mix.

English Biscuit

2 Cups all purpose flour
3 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 ½ cups heavy cream

In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients and mix well with a spatula.  Do not over mix.  Divide into 6 even scoops.  Place on baking sheet and dust with granulated sugar.   Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 20 minutes.

Plate up

Slice biscuit in half, place whip cream on top of bottom half.
Laddle strawberries on top of whip cream and place top of biscuit on Strawberries. Dust with powdered sugar.

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