ABOUT THIS RECIPE

Prep Time: 30 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.

Yield: 8 servings

ingredients

1 quart of fresh picked strawberries

1/3 cup white sugar

DIRECTIONS

Rinse the berries under cold water; drain well. Hull and slice the berries; place in a bowl. Sprinkle with the sugar; cover and let stand at room temperature for about 1 hour.

SEE Never Fail Biscuits Recipe for short bread

SEE Old Fashioned Whipped Cream recipe for topping

Preparation

Remove biscuits to a platter and split each one horizontally with a serrated knife. Butter the hot buscuits then top with about 1/3 cup of berry mixture.

Replace the tops and top with a tablespoon or so of berries. Serve with whipped cream for topping.

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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

It’s June again, and in Maine that only means one thing — juicy, ripe strawberries and plates of strawberry shortcake at strawberry festivals and dinner tables from York to Machias. Most of us Mainer’s know that it can't be summer without this strawberry treat! It delights us all with its bejeweled, sparkly appearance!