Strawberry Shortcake Scones made amongst sweet, ripe strawberries spooned betwixt fluffy scone layers, drizzled amongst the berry juices as well as topped amongst sweetened whipped cream – summertime perfection!
Simple pleasures are the best as well as the tried as well as truthful recipes of former are yet hanging inwards there. I recollect my woman bring upward making strawberry shortcake inwards the summers as well as it was greatly enjoyed past times all those who were lucky plenty to larn a piece. Mom made the shortcake inwards 8″ rounds then i time the strawberries were added as well as the syrup drizzled, the dessert was served immediately. I similar the thought of making smaller shortcakes inwards private servings then you lot don’t guide maintain to swallow the entire cake inwards i setting, unless of course of educational activity you lot guide maintain plenty people on manus to help!
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We’re yet enjoying our xx pounds of fresh strawberries picked before this calendar week from Miller Farms Market then I simply had to brand at to the lowest degree i or ii desserts. For this recipe acre four cups of fresh strawberries as well as add together 1/2 loving cup of sugar. Toss the berries to coat as well as laid aside to macerate for 10 minutes or until they practice wonderful flavorful syrup.
Each factor inwards these Strawberry Shortcake Scones tin live made ahead as well as assembled when needed.
The scones are made inwards 3 flakey layers that easily come upward apart. Between each layer add together a heaping spoonful or ii of strawberries as well as top amongst sweetened whipped cream.
Be certain to usage lots as well as lots of strawberries on each scone. And don’t forget to drizzle the shortcake with strawberry syrup; live generous as well as serve immediately!
Grocery shop strawberries tin live hitting as well as missy then hither are a few tips for finding the best:
- Look for strawberries amongst lite colored seeds. If the seeds on the exterior are nighttime chocolate-brown as well as dried up, the strawberry in all probability is too.
- Buy local strawberries if at all possible. Less fourth dimension traveling to your kitchen volition yield fresher strawberries, so ameliorate flavor. If you’re buying strawberries from unopen to other province they may guide maintain been picked before they were fully ripe to live the long distance commute.
- Look for strawberries that are ruby all the agency to the top. If the top is white, the middle of the strawberry volition live too. White strawberry tops yield less flavor.
- Finally, if you lot tin selection your ain strawberries at a local farm – go for it!
The deliciously lite scone layers soak upward the juice as well as go strawberry deliciousness! Enjoy!
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Sweet, ripe strawberries spooned betwixt fluffy scone layers, drizzled amongst the berry juices as well as topped amongst sweetened whipped cream - summertime perfection!
Servings: 8 scones
cold whole milk
cold unsalted butter,
Turbinado or coarse saccharide for topping
cold whipping cream
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking canvas amongst parchment newspaper as well as laid aside.
- In a ii loving cup stair out combine the milk, sugar, as well as salt. Whisk until dissolved. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl whisk together the flour as well as baking powder. Cut 10 tablespoons of the mutual depression temperature butter into 1/2" pieces. Add the butter to the flour mixture as well as blend using a pastry cutter until pea size pieces remain. Add the milk as well as stir amongst a fork until the dough starts to come upward together.
- Lightly flour a build clean function surface as well as gently curlicue the dough out into a 24x10" rectangle. With the long side of the dough facing you, cutting the rectangle into 3 equal strips (24 inches long as well as slightly to a greater extent than than 3 inches wide.)
- Soften the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter inwards the microwave as well as using your fingers, spread the butter evenly over the surface of ii of the strips of dough. Gently selection upward i buttered strip as well as house it on top of unopen to other buttered strip. Place the non-buttered strip on top of the other ii as well as sprinkle amongst turbinado sugar. Press the dough gently.
- Cut the scones amongst a 3" circular cutter or into 8 fifty-fifty squares. If making circular shortcake scones you lot volition bespeak to gather the scraps as well as press them together to brand unopen to other round. It won't live equally pretty equally the other vii but it yet tastes great.
Bake on the parchment lined baking canvas for xx to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a rack to cool.
Toss the strawberries amongst saccharide as well as laid aside for nearly 10-15 minutes.
Beat the cream on high until really soft peaks form. Add the powdered saccharide as well as shell until blended as well as soft creamy peaks are formed.
- To serve, split the scones as well as layer amongst the strawberries as well as juices. Top amongst whipped cream as well as drizzle amongst to a greater extent than juice if desired.
Scone recipe adapted from Epicurious
Here are a few to a greater extent than favorite strawberry recipes you lot powerfulness also like:
Strawberry Breakfast Cake made amongst fresh juicy strawberries tucked into a moist sour cream batter. Not overly sweet, this cake is terrific served for breakfast, brunch or equally a lite dessert. Click HERE to larn the recipe.
Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream – don’t allow summertime top you lot past times without making this luscious, rich vanilla H2O ice cream amongst ribbons of fresh strawberry sauce as well as crushed shortbread cookies throughout. Click HERE to larn the recipe.
Strawberry Biscuit Wedges – a lightly sweetness buttermilk biscuit stuffed amongst ripe strawberries as well as drizzled amongst a uncomplicated icing. You’ll beloved the soft biscuit texture, crispy sweetness top as well as the pops of strawberry season inwards every bite! Click HERE to larn the recipe.
Happiness is fresh fruit and I can’t await to selection blueberries, blackberries as well as raspberries too! Hope you lot guide maintain a wonderful week. It’s hot hither inwards Virginia as well as summertime is coming fast. Enjoy! Thanks then much for stopping by.
Published June 2015, updated Apr 2019