Authentic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Ingredients for Authentic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 quart strawberries
  • Milk

Instructions

  1. Hull the berries, sweeten and mash them slightly with a spoon, and stand aside.
  2. Sift the salt and baking powder with the flour and cut in the butter; add sufficient milk to make a dough, stirring with a fork.
  3. Mix quickly, and put it at once in a greased baking pan, and bake in a quick oven thirty minutes.
  4. When done, cut the crust with a knife and pull open the cake.
  5. Spread it thickly with butter, and put in the berries, reserving some for the top.
  6. Put on the crust, cover the top with the remaining berries, dust with powdered sugar, and serve with whipped cream.
Authentic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe