Strawberry Cinnamon Shortcake with Homemade Whipped Cream

  • 32 mins
  • 15 ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 quart of strawberries hulled
  • 2 tbs of superfine sugar
  • 2 tbs of vanilla sugar
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg (use fresh nutmeg and grate it by hand)
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of butter
  • 1 egg well beaten
  • 2-4 tsp of milk
  • 2 tbs butter melted
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbs of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of pure vanilla extract
This great dessert is full of deep sweet flavors..It may be prepared in about 40 minutes from start to finish.
  • Mix the strawberries with 2 tbs of superfine sugar and 2 tbs of vanilla sugar and set aside.
  • For the shortcake grease an 9 inch cake pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder. Add the sugar. (1/3 cup) nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Blend the butter and egg and mix well. Add enough milk to make a moist slightly dough. Start with 2 tb and add more if needed.
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of flour on the table, place the dough on top, and roll the dough gently into a 9 inch round.
  • Place the round in the cake pan. It doesn’t have to be a perfect fit.
  • Brush with the melted butter.
  • In a pre-heated 425 degree oven for 12-14 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and let cool. once cool cut in half (horizontally) with a bread knife. Split apart carefully.
  • Spread the strawberries between the layers and on top of the shortcake. Top with whipped cream and serve on the side.

 Whipped Cream:

  • First put your mixing bowl and beaters in the freezer for 30 minutes and get them good and cold. This will insure that you will have fluffy rich whipped cream.
  • Beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla until it reaches a fluffy consistency and forms fluffy peaks.

 

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