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Strawberry Shortcake Cups Recipe
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Strawberry Shortcake Cups Recipe

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Back when store-bought shortcake was an unheard-of thing, my grandmother passed this recipe down to my mother. Mother later shared it with me, and I've since given it to my daughter. —Althea Heers, Jewell, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Whipped cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. Mash or slice the strawberries; place in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons sugar and set aside. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and remaining sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk; stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  2. Fill eight greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until golden. Remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack.
  3. Just before serving, split shortcakes in half horizontally. Spoon berries and whipped cream between layers and over tops of shortcakes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Shortcake Cups in Country Woman May/June 1998, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 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 May. 10, 2015

"This is wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing this. It will save time and money. AND satisfy my family, 3 with 1 recipe."

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"This is awesome! I just substituted the whipped cream with ice cream to suit my taste better. Otherwise followed the recipe exactly."

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"Strawberry shortcake is a favorite summer time dessert. I loved the idea of baking the shortcakes in a muffin pan. I added 2 more tbsp. of sugar to my shortcakes because I like them a little bit sweeter. Overall a great dessert and very easy to make."

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2013

"I've used this recipe for years, my mom's. It's a winner and always pleases family and friends."

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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2013

"I would add fresh blueberries or some other fruit.I like to make my muffins from a mix so would use a blueberry muffin mix then follow the instructions to the end."

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