Yummy Spring Treat

Found this yummy treat on on Greylikesnesting.com

Enjoy and let me know if you like this recipe 🙂

White Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:
·      2 cups all-purpose flour
·      1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
·      1/2 cup white chocolate chips
·      1 Tbsp. baking powder
·      1/4 tsp. salt
·      4 Tbsp. cold butter, cut into chunks
·      1 large egg
·      2/3 cup half and half or heavy cream
·      1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
·      1/4 cup powdered sugar

For the whipped cream:
·      3/4 cup heavy cream, well chilled
·      2 Tbs. sugar
·      1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Preparation:
1.     Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2.     In a large bowl, mix flour, white chocolate chips, sugar, baking powder and salt.
3.     With a pastry blender or two forks, cut in butter until crumbly.
4.     In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and cream.
5.     Pour cream mixture into the flour mixture, and mix with a fork until the dough just comes together. It will be sticky.
6.     Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
7.     Spoon dough onto prepared cookie sheet. Flatten with your fingers to about 3/4-inch thick.
8.     Bake 12-15 minutes.
9.     Meanwhile, stir together strawberries and powdered sugar.
10. To make the whipped cream, in a deep bowl, combine the cream, sugar and vanilla.
11. Using an electric mixer, beat on medium-high speed until soft peaks form and the cream is billowy, about 2 minutes.
12. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve or for up to 2 hours.
13. To make shortcakes, place on biscuit, flat side up on a plate. Top with strawberries and whipped cream.

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