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Strawberry Shortcakes

Serve up these sweet treats at your next party! They’re sure to be a hit with everyone, kids and adults alike.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Quaker Instant / Quick Cooking Oats
  • 1 tbsps. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup low or non-fat milk
  • 1 cup strawberries, finely chopped

Procedure

1 Pre-heat an oven to 220°C (430°F).
2 In a bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt.
3 Add butter and milk.
4 Mix well until all the dry ingredients are moist.
5 Roll the dough into a ball and knead on a lightly floured surface.
6 Pat the dough to about half inch thick.
7 Using an oval-shaped cookie cutter, cut the dough into oval-shaped shortcakes.
8 Using a smaller oval-shaped cookie cutter, make an indent in the center.
9 Place the shortcakes on an ungreased cookie sheet.
10 Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the shortcakes brown.
11 Serve the shortcakes with strawberries on top.