Verrill Farm Strawberry Shortcake
Makes 16 biscuits

INGREDIENTS:
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 TBS + 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 oz. butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • pure citrus oil
  • egg wash (1 egg whisked with 2 tsp. water)

PROCESS:

Mix together the dry ingredients and cut in butter.

Add the eggs and milk (which have been blended together).

Mix with a fork just until the dough holds together.

Turn out on to a floured surface and knead gently until the dough forms a mass.

Roll out to 1/2" - 3/4" thickness ad cut into 16 biscuits with a round cutter.

Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 375°F until golden brown.

Remove from the oven and brush immediately with a small amount of pure citrus oil of your choice.