Polenta Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Polenta Strawberry Shortcake

Marian Arbour

By
@yfcsc

A slightly different version of the ususal type of strawberry shortcake.


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Rating:

Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
hulled and halved strawberries
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
3/4 c
fine cornmeal
2 Tbsp
orange zest
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
cold butter cubed
1 c
buttermilk
2 c
whipping cream {35%}1

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine strawberries and 3 tbsp sugar and set aside.
2
Preheat oven to 350F,lightly spray an 8 inch round cake pan..in bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, 1/3 cup sugar , zest, baking powder, baking soda,using a pastry blender or your fingers work butter into flour mixture, until crumbly..Make well in centre and pou in buttermilk, stir until dry ingredients are moistened...do not over-mix as shortcake will be tough. Transfer dough into pan, pat down gently , flatten and brush with 1 tbsp cream.
3
Bake in center of oven until top is golden and cake tester inserted into center comes outclean about 28 to 30 minutes...remove cake cool on wire rack for 10 minutes and remove cake from pan to cool. Beat remaining cream with remaining sugar in large bowl until stiff peaks form...
4
Assemble by cutting cake in half horizontally..set bottom on platter scatter half the strawberries on top and spread 1/2 cream mix on top of berries add other half of cake on topaand press down gently,,add remaining berries and cream on top of cake...refrigerate any left-over cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy