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Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake Recipe
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Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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This is a perfect finish to any meal. I make the best out of fresh berries with this dessert.—Stephanie Moon, Boise, Idaho.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 pints strawberries, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 261 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually stir in milk until a soft dough forms.
  2. Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls into eight mounds on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Meanwhile, place strawberries, orange juice and remaining sugar in a bowl; toss gently. Split shortcakes in half horizontally. Place bottom halves on serving plates; top with whipped topping and strawberries. Replace shortcake tops. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 261 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2015

"Biscuits are fluffy and I use the same recipe for biscuits and gravy. Just omit amount of sugar to a tbsp. Awesome!

I cut the biscuits after patting out into squares.
The ingredients are precise and after a three light
Kneading in a half cup of flour will take care of the amount of milk that I add a Cargill of white vinegar for a little sour milk."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"The 3rd tablespoon of sugar gets mixed into the strawberries with the orange juice...see step 3 in the directions. Very quick and easy to mix up. Light and fluffy. Sprinkle a little sugar over the top."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"<p>The 3rd tablespoon of sugar gets mixed into the strawberries with the orange juice...see step 3 in the directions. Very quick and easy to mix up. Light and fluffy. Sprinkle a little sugar over the top.</p>"

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Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"Yummy! ^_^"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"only 1/2 cup milk should be used --- this is way to wet with one cup of milk also too much salt"

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