Strawberry shortcakes

Strawberry shortcakes

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Hanna Reder

Hanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

15 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
50 g
strawberries
80 g
flour
tbsp
baking powder
tsp
salt
22 g
sugar
40 g
unsalted butter (cold)
50 ml
buttermilk (cold)
tbsp
sliced almonds
¼
vanilla bean
50 ml
heavy cream
flour (for dusting)
buttermilk
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, bowl, baking sheet, pastry brush, knife, cutting board, hand mixer with beaters

How-To Videos

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How to knead dough

Nutrition per serving

Cal445
Fat27 g
Protein7 g
Carb45 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F. Mix flour with baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl. Dice butter and work it into the flour mixture with a fork, until a crumbly dough is formed. Next, gradually add in the cold buttermilk and knead the dough.
    • 80 g flour
    • tbsp baking powder
    • tsp salt
    • 12 g sugar
    • 40 g unsalted butter (cold)
    • 50 ml buttermilk (cold)
    • oven
    • bowl

    Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F. Mix flour with baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl. Dice butter and work it into the flour mixture with a fork, until a crumbly dough is formed. Next, gradually add in the cold buttermilk and knead the dough.

  • Step 2/4

    Press the dough flat with your hands on a floured surface. Cut out the biscuits and transfer them to a baking sheet. Brush biscuits with some buttermilk, sprinkle with almonds, and bake for 15 min.
    • tbsp sliced almonds
    • flour (for dusting)
    • buttermilk
    • baking sheet
    • pastry brush

    Press the dough flat with your hands on a floured surface. Cut out the biscuits and transfer them to a baking sheet. Brush biscuits with some buttermilk, sprinkle with almonds, and bake for 15 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Scrape the vanilla bean. Hull and halve the strawberries, sprinkle with some sugar. Beat the cream with the remaining sugar and the vanilla bean seeds until stiff.
    • ¼ vanilla bean
    • 50 g strawberries
    • 50 ml heavy cream
    • sugar
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Scrape the vanilla bean. Hull and halve the strawberries, sprinkle with some sugar. Beat the cream with the remaining sugar and the vanilla bean seeds until stiff.

  • Step 4/4

    Halve the shortcakes, fill with strawberries and whipped cream. Top the cake with more cream, berries, and sliced almonds. Enjoy!

    Halve the shortcakes, fill with strawberries and whipped cream. Top the cake with more cream, berries, and sliced almonds. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Strawberry shortcakes

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