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    Strawberry Shortcake

    • Preparation time: 40 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes to 15 minutes
    • Total time: 50 minutes to 55 minutes 55 minutes

    Makes: 18 scones

    Ingredients

    • 1 basic scone recipe
    • 225g strawberries
    • 2 tsp caster sugar
    • 284ml carton double cream
    • 2 tsp icing sugar
    • Garnish
    • 6-8 whole strawberries, fresh mint or strawberry leaves
    • Icing sugar

    Method

    1. Prepare the scones according to the basic recipe. While they are baking, prepare the strawberries by washing, hulling and cutting into quarters. Toss with the caster sugar and set aside.
    2. Shortly before serving, whip the cream with the icing sugar. Split the cooled scones and top the bottom halves with a blob of sweetened cream and a few sugared strawberries. Add the tops, sieve a little icing sugar over and decorate with whole or halved strawberries and fresh mint or strawberry leaves.

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