- 6oz/170g flour
- 4oz/110g butter
- 2oz/55g caster sugar
- ½ lb/225g strawberries
- 8fl oz/250ml cream
- 1oz icing sugar
- Garnish: 6 – 8 whole strawberries and fresh mint leaves
Pre-heat oven to 160°C (Fan oven)
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.
Roll the dough out and cut into 3 inch rounds, place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool on a wire rack..
Whip the cream, then sieve the icing sugar into the bowl and carefully fold in with a spatula. Halve the strawberries and toss them in a little caster sugar.
Spoon some cream onto half of the shortcake biscuits along with some strawberries, top with remaining biscuits.
Decorate with some piped rosettes, a whole strawberry and a sprig of mint.
Recipe first published on Mykidstime Food April 2010, provided by Judy Kavanagh, mum of 2.
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