Strawberry Lemon recipe |

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Strawberry Lemon recipe |

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1. Combine the strawberries and sugar in a small bowl.

2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving.

3. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a small bowl.

4. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

5. Combine the milk, egg yolk and lemon peel.

6. Stir into the crumb mixture until a soft dough forms.

7. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead 10 times.

8. Divide the dough in half.

9. Gently pat or roll each half into a 3/4-in.-thick circle.

10. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

11. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.

12. Remove to a wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes.

13. Combine the butter and lemon peel in a small bowl.

14. Set aside.

15. Beat the whipping cream until it begins to thicken in a small mixing bowl.

16. Add the sugar and beat until a stiff peak forms.

17. To assemble, split the shortcakes in half.

18. Place the cake bottoms on dessert plates.

19. Spread each with lemon butter.

20. Top each with a fourth of the strawberries and whipped cream.

21. Cover with shortcake top and remaining berries and cream.