Friday, May 24, 2013

Fabulous Friday Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Sliders

Well, it's that time of year again when strawberries are being sold everywhere from grocery stores, to roadside stands, to farmers' markets! Here's a cute and fun recipe that will help you put those strawberries to good use!


2 cups all purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 tsp salt

1 tbsp baking powder

3 tbsp butter

1 egg

1 cup heavy cream

Strawberry Sauce-

4 cups fresh sliced strawberries

1/3 cup sugar- use more or less depending on sweetness of strawberries.

zest of 1 lemon

juice of half a lemon- about 2 tbsp

1 tbsp cornstarch

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Stir together flour, sugar, salt, & baking powder in a large mixing bowl. cut in butter sill crumbly. Stir in heavy cream & egg. Continue mixing till a dough forms and roll out onto a floured surface about 3/4 in thick and cut into 6 pieces using a 3 inch round cutter. Place on a greased cookie sheet and bake about 10 minutes or until lightly golden. Meanwhile in a medium sauce pan combine ingredients for the strawberry sauce over med low heat. Stir to coat the strawberries and cook until thickened and a sauce forms, about 8 minutes. Once shortcakes have cooled slice in half and top bottom half with strawberry sauce and fresh whipped cream then top with the top half of shortcake. Top with more whip cream and dust with powdered sugar. 

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