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    Default Almond Strawberry Shortcakes

    Assalam o alikum

    Ingredients:

    For the pastry
    200 grams plain flour (maida)
    100 grams butter
    30 grams ground almonds
    2/3 cup icing sugar
    a pinch salt
    2 to 3 tablespoons ice-cold water

    For the strawberry sauce
    2 cups strawberries, hulled
    2 tablespoons icing sugar
    juice of 1/2 lemon

    For the filling
    1 1/2 cups strawberries, sliced
    1 1/2 cups whipped cream
    For the garnish
    icing sugar to sprinkle


    Directions:


    • Method For the pastry

    • Sieve the flour and salt together. Mix with the ground almonds.

    • Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips. Add the sugar and mix well.

    • Add enough ice-cold water to make a dough. Chill for 30 minutes.

    • Preheat the oven to 200 degree C (400 degree F).

    • Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and using a 100 mm. (4") fluted cutter, cut sixteen rounds of 3mm. (1/8") thickness.

    • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until pale golden. Cool and keep aside the shortcakes.

    • For the strawberry sauce

    • Puree the strawberries in a blender. Add the icing sugar and lemon juice.

    • Strain and refrigerate.

    • How to proceed

    • Place one shortcake on a plate. Pipe some whipped cream on top and place some sliced strawberries thereon. Sandwich with another shortcake.

    • Make the other 7 shortcakes in the some manner.

    • For the garnish

    • Dust icing sugar on top of each shortcake and garnish with strawberries.

    • Serve surrounded by the sauce.

    • User Comments & Tips

    • You can also make these bite sized, if you use a smaller cookie cutter to cut the shortcake dough.

    • The dough can be refrigerated for a few days, wrapped in a plastic film.


    a few strawberries


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    Default Re: Almond Strawberry Shortcakes

    pic kahan hai is ki????


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    صرف آواز نہیں ، لفظ بھی مقفل ہیں مرے

    سوچ میں ہوں کہ اب تجھ کو پکاروں کیسے

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    Default Re: Almond Strawberry Shortcakes

    nice

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