Servings: 3

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 35

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ready In: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour/maida
  • ¾ tbsp or ½ tbsp baking powder
  • 350 to 400 g strawberries, halved or quartered depending on size
  • 3 to 4 tbsp icing sugar or fine organic cane sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream or cashew cream
  • a pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. first preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.sieve the flour with the baking powder or salt.add ¼ cup of the powdered sugar and mix.add the cream gradually and gently keep on stirring.clumps will be formed
  2. just gather the clumps together.do not knead the dough.shape the dough into a 6 inches log.cut into 6 equal slices and place the slices on a greased baking tray.sprinkle the remaining powdered sugar and bake for 12-15 minutes till the shortcakes are light golden.take ¼ part of the strawberries in a bowl.add icing sugar and mash the strawberries with a fork.add the remaining chopped strawberries and stir.if using dairy cream then whip the cream till soft peaks are formed.for cashew cream just whip it lightly.slice each shortcakes into two horizontally.place the lower halves on each serving plates.top these with some of the cream.top some of the strawberry filling on the cream.place the tops of the shortcakes on the fillings.garnish with mint leaves and serve with the remaining cream or strawberry filling.

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