Thursday, February 9, 2012

Strawberry Jam Shortcake


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

granulated sugar

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.


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.