2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
½ Teaspoon salt
½ cup butter
2/3 cup milk
3 to 4 cups sliced strawberries
½ cup sugar
1 cup whipping cream
Butter for spreading
Prep time 20 minutes
Bake 15-18 minutes at 450 degrees
Mix together dry shortcake ingredients.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Beat together egg and milk.
Add to dry mixture all at once and stir to just moisten.
Use cooking spray to grease a round 8×12 pan (glass pan is recommended); or place a parchment circle in the bottom of pan and grease the sides.
Spread dough in prepared pan, building up edges slightly.
Bake at 450 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes. (Be careful not to let it get too dark.)
Cool on rack 5 minutes.
While shortbread is baking, add sugar to strawberries and let set
Prepare whipping cream per instructions on container or use ready-made whipping cream
After shortcake has cooled for 5 minutes, split into 2 layers.
Butter bottom layer
Layer strawberries and whipped cream between layers and over top
Lisa P. Buckner
I am an active senior. I have Swedish and English heritage, originally from Connecticut but now a true Floridian. I have 6 children, a combination of yours, mine and ours. Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren galore. Still in the construction industry for over 30 years. Not slowing down but changing direction.