Shortcake 



Shortcake 



  • Preparation 10 min
  • Cooking 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ricardo's recipe: Shortcake 



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Ingredients

    • 1 cup (250 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking powder
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold unsalted butter, cubed
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) 35% cream
    • Milk, for brushing 

    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) sugar
    • Whipped cream, for garnish 

    • Fresh fruit, for garnish

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Step 2
There must be pieces of butter the size of peas left in the flour. This will give a flaky texture to the shortcakes. Do not overwork the dough after adding the cream.

Step 4
Take this opportunity to try a coarser sugar such as turbinado or raw sugar.

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