Strawberry shortcakes

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Johanna

Johanna

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
250 g strawberries
400 g flour
2 tbsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
110 g sugar
200 g unsalted butter (cold)
250 ml buttermilk (cold)
2 tbsp sliced almonds
vanilla bean
250 ml heavy cream
flour (for dusting)
buttermilk
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
445
Protein
7 g
Fat
27 g
Carb
45 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.
    • 400 g flour
    • 2 tbsp baking powder
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 60 g sugar
    • 200 g unsalted butter (cold)
    • 250 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.
    • 2 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.
    • vanilla bean
    • 250 g strawberries
    • 250 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!