Strawberry Shortcake from Closet Cooking

A summer classic with light and fluffy shortcake topped with macerated strawberries and whipped cream.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 pound strawberries, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cold, grated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  1. Mix the strawberries and sugar and let sit in the fridge for 30 minutes to a few hours.
  2. Mix the flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl.
  3. Mix in the grated butter with your hands until it forms fine crumbs.
  4. Add the buttermilk and mix until the dough is formed.
  5. Split the dough into 4 equal parts and place them on parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake in a 400F preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Whip the whipping cream and sugar.
  8. Cut the shortcake in half top with the strawberries and whipped cream and enjoy!