Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake
https://www.facebook.com/61511025427/posts/10156999342915428/ aWhen my grandma served this shortcake, she usually topped it with homemade vanilla ice cream. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas
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Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 6 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
SHORTCAKE:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Combine strawberries with sugar and vanilla; mash slightly. Let stand at least 30 minutes, tossing occasionally.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°. For shortcake, whisk together flour, 4 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Add buttermilk; stir just until combined (do not overmix). Drop batter by ⅓ cupfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with 2 tablespoons heavy cream; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake until golden, 18-20 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For topping, beat heavy whipping cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. To serve, cut biscuits in half; top with strawberries and whipped cream.

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Posted by Taste of Home on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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