Strawberry Shortcake is the Most Delicious Summer Treat!

Jill Holtz

November 11, 2020

Strawberry shortcake recipe - Mykidstime

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Looking for something nice to make with strawberries?  Try our easy strawberry shortcake recipe – crispy biscuits with pillowy cream and sweet, seasonal strawberries. Sometimes the simplest things really are the best!

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Berries are such a family favourite that having a simple dessert (or afternoon treat…!) that’s quick to prepare is a great idea. Making the shortcake biscuits is something kids can get involved with, and after that it’s simply an assembly job.

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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 170g flour
  • 110g butter
  • 55g caster sugar
  • 225g strawberries
  • 250ml cream
  • 30g icing sugar
  • Whole strawberries and fresh mint leaves to garnish

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 160°C (fan oven)
  2. Rub the butter into the flour and caster sugar, bring it together into a dough and knead lightly. You can rest it in the fridge if you have time.
  3. Roll the dough out and cut into 3-inch rounds, place on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  4. Whip the cream, then sieve in the icing sugar and carefully fold in with a spatula. Halve the strawberries and toss them in a little caster sugar.
  5. Spoon some cream onto half of the shortcake biscuits along with some strawberries, top with remaining biscuits.
  6. Garnish with sliced strawberries, fresh mint leaves and extra cream.

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Strawberry Shortcake is the Most Delicious Summer Treat! - Mykidstime

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Published On: November 11th, 2020 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: August 31st, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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