Description Edit

Yield: 6 servings.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In large bowl combine flour, Sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. In small bowl blend buttermilk, lemon peel, 1 whole egg and 1 egg yoke.
  4. Stir into flour mixture to make a soft dough.
  5. Divide dough into 6 equal portions.
  6. On floured board pat each into a 3-inch circle.
  7. Place on greased baking sheet.
  8. Brush generously with remaining egg whites, beaten.
  9. Sprinkle generously with additional Sugar.
  10. Bake in 450-degree oven 10 to 12 minutes until golden.
  11. Remove from pan; cool on rack. Sweeten strawberries, to taste.
  12. Slice each shortcake in half horizontally with a sharp knife.
  13. Fill and garnish with strawberries and whipped cream.

See also Edit

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