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Amazing strawberry shortcake recipe - passed down through my family for more than 100 years! Modified to be dairy free - yum!

Spectacular Strawberry Shortcake


  • Author: Betty Crocker
  • Total Time: 27 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 Cups Strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Shortening
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 3 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Silk Almondmilk
  • Whipped Cream, if desired. (See dairy-free recipe below)

Instructions

  1. Mix strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar. Let stand about 1 hour so strawberries will become juicy.
  2. Heat oven to 450.
  3. Cut shortening into flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and salt, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs.
  4. Stir in Silk Almondmilk until just blended.
  5. Place dough on lightly floured suface.
  6. Gently smooth into a ball.
  7. Knead 20 to 25 times.
  8. Roll or pat 1/2 inch thick.
  9. Cut with floured cookie cutter (we like to use butterflies).
  10. Place about 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Split shortcakes in half while hot.
  13. Fill with strawberries; replace tops.
  14. Top with strawberries and dairy-free whipped cream.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins