Strawberry Shortcake

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 3 pints strawberries, hulled and quartered lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 1 cup well-chilled heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 cream biscuits (recipe follows
Directions
  • In a large bowl combine the strawberries and the granulated sugar and with a potato masher mash the berries gently until they release their juices, being careful not to crush them to a pulp. Let the mixture stand at room temperature, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.

  • In a bowl beat the heavy cream with the sour cream and the confectioners' sugar until it holds a soft shape and beat in the vanilla. Split the biscuits horizontally with a fork, arrange the bottom halves on 8 plates, and spoon the strawberry mixture over them. Top the strawberry mixture with some of the whipped cream and arrange the biscuit tops on the cream. Serve the remaining cream separately.


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