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Shortcake Dough



Shortcake dough is wonderfully adaptable and can be used in various sweet dishes. Its crumbly, buttery texture pairs perfectly with fruits and whipped cream, making it a classic dessert choice. Use this dough for Strawberry Shortcakes and Blackberry RolyPoly.

Shortcake Dough


Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour

  • 4 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar

  • 5 Tbsp butter

  • 2/3 cup of milk

  • sweetened strawberries or any berry or fruit you enjoy

Directions

  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl.

  2. Cut the butter in bits and work it into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter until it resembles coarse meal.

  3. Slowly stir in the milk, using just enough to hold the dough together. Turn the dough out to a floured board and knead for a minute or two.

  4. For Shortcakes: Roll the dough out to about 3/4" thick and cut into eight 2" rounds, using a biscuit cutter.

  5. Arrange the rounds on a cookie sheet and bake them for 10 - 12 minutes.

  6. Split while still warm and serve with berries and whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


Enjoy!


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