Thursday, February 9, 2012

Strawberry Jam Shortcake


Recipe

Ingredients
30g butter
2tbsp caster sugar
1/4tsp salt
1 egg
185g self-raising flour
70g milk

milk
granulated sugar

Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 210C.
2. Cream butter, salt and sugar till creamy.
3. Add in beaten egg and mix well.
4. Sift flour into a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre.
5. Pour in the creamed batter and milk into flour.
6. Lightly mix till a soft dough is formed.
7. Wrap dough in cling wrap and rest in fridge for 10mins.
8. Knead the dough briefly on a lightly floured surface until smooth.
9. Roll out dough to 2cm thick.
10.Use a floured 5cm pastry ring and cut out dough.
11.Place round dough onto a greased baking tray.
12.Brush surface of dough with milk and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
13.Bake in preheated oven for 12-14mins or until lightly browned.
14.Remove shortcakes from tray and cool on wire rack.
15.Split shortcake, spread with jam and serve.

3 comments:

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

nice to serve for a afternoon tea!

DG said...

This will be great served for the breakfast. Li Ying, I have an award to pass you, please feel free to collect it from my blog :)

Happy Flour said...

Hi Sonia and DG,

Ya, this is indeed great for breakfast or for afternoon tea.