Cellar Door Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ¼ cups butter
  • 3 cups cream
  • Cellar Door Strawberry Jam or Strawberry Jam with Aged Balsamic

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add 3/4 cup of softened butter, and cut into the dry ingredients with a fork or pastry blender.
  4. Add 1 1/4 cups cream, and mix to a soft dough. Knead the dough for one minute on a lightly floured surface, then roll out to about 1/2-inch thickness.
  5. With a biscuit cutter or the top of a glass.
  6. Grease a baking sheet with some butter.  Melt remaining butter and brush on the rounds.
  7. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Meanwhile beat the remaining cream until soft peaks form.
  9. To serve place biscuits on a plate, spoon Cellar Door Strawberry Jam over the biscuit until covered, top with the whipped cream.