Strawberry Shortcake a la Treebeard’s Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake a la Treebeard’s Recipe

Total Time

01:20 mins

Preparation 01:00 mins

Cooking 00:20 mins

Recipe ingredients:

Preparation of the recipe:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees; grease a cookie sheet.

To make Shortcake, with knife blade attachment on food processor, process flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, butter and 2 teaspoons granulated sugar until mixture resembles coarse meal.

Pour mixture into medium bowl.

With wooden spoon of paddle attachment on electric mixer, add milk and mix just until it forms a smooth dough.

Scoop dough onto cookie sheet in 6 equal mounds.

Dust top of shortcakes with remaining 2 teaspoons granulated sugar.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove from oven; transfer to wire rack and cool.

To make Filling, in a medium bowl, mash one-half of berries.

Mix with granulated sugar and vanilla.

Refrigerate 1 hour.

To make Whipped Cream, in a chilled mixing bowl, beat cream with confectioners’ sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla until it just holds soft peaks.

Add sour cream; beat until stiff peaks form.

Cut off tops of shortcakes; set aside.

Spoon Filling onto bottom of each shortcake.

Cover with Whipped Cream and remaining sliced strawberries; replace tops.

Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, a strawberry half and a sprig of mint.

Source: Strawberry Shortcake a la Treebeard’s Recipe