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Strawberry Shortcake With Strawberry Extract

If you’re just as crazy for this fruit as I am, you’re probably thinking about going picking fruit at a strawberry field right now. Strawberry is the candy of the fruit world. In this article, we're going to teach you an easy recipe for strawberry shortcake with strawberry extract.
homemade strawberry cake

 This delicious recipe that we are about to go through can be interchangeable with peaches (peach extract) or blueberries (blueberry extract).

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Ingredients For Strawberry Shortcake

  • pints ripe, strawberries
  • ½cup sugar, or more to taste
  • cups flour
  • tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • 1¼ cups butter
  • cups whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 teaspoon strawberry extract
original strawberry shortcake

Other options:

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Step-By-Step Recipe for Strawberry Shortcake

Step 1

    1. Cut strawberries in half.
    2. Gently crush about a fourth of the strawberries to release their juices.
    3. Mix with remaining berries and the ½ cup of sugar, adding more sugar if necessary.
    4. Set aside, covered, for about half an hour to develop flavor.
    5. Preheat Oven to 375-450 degrees Fahrenheit

Step 2

    1. Into a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, salt and baking powder.
    2. Add ¾ cup of butter, and rub into dry ingredients.
    3. Add 1¼ cups cream, and mix to a soft dough.
    4. Knead the dough for one minute on a lightly floured pastry board, then roll it out to about ½-inch thickness.
    5. Using a 3-inch biscuit cutter, cut an even number of rounds - 2 rounds per serving.
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Step 3

    1. Use a little of the butter or pam to grease a baking sheet.
    2. Place half the rounds on it.
    3. Melt remaining butter and brush a little on the rounds
    4. Place remaining rounds on top. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Step 4

    1. Remove from the oven, and pull shortcakes apart.
    2. Brush the insides with some of the remaining melted butter.

Step 5

    1. Beat remaining cream until it thickens. Add vanilla extract and strawberry extract. Beat again just until thick.

Step 6

    1. Place a bottom half of a shortcake on each plate.
    2. Top with berries.
    3. Cover with a top half, add a few more berries, and top with whipped cream.
    4. Serve immediately!

If you're looking for an easy pineapple upside down cake recipe, checkout this article!

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