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       Title: OLD SOUTH STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
  Categories: Cakes, Fruits
       Yield: 8 Shortcakes
  
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   2 1/4 c  Martha White All-Purpose
            -Flour, sifted
     3/4 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Butter, cold & cut into pcs.
            -1 1/2 sticks
     1/3 c  Ice water (about)
            Sugar
   1 1/2 qt Strawberries, hulled, sliced
            -and sweetened to taste
       1 c  Whipping cream (8 ounces)
            -whipped with 1 tbsp. sugar
  
   Stir together flour and salt in mixing bowl. Cut butter into flour with
   pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
   Sprinkle water a little at a time over flour mixture, stirring with a fork
   until dough forms a ball. Roll out dough on lightly floured board or pastry
   cloth to about 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into sixteen 3 1/2-inch circles.
   Place on ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle circles with sugar and prick with
   a fork. Chill thoroughly. Preheat oven to 375. Bake for 22 to 24 minutes or
   unitl pastry begins to brown. Serve within a few hours or freeze. To serve,
   place a pastry round on eight individual serving plates; top rounds with
   half the strawberries. Place another pastry round on top of strawberries.
   Top with remaining strawberries and whipped cream.
  
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