Strawberry Shortcake
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Strawberry Shortcake
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  1. Mix strawberries with 3 tablespoons sugar and refrigerate while juices develop, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. Add heavy cream and mix until just combined.
  5. Place mixture in an ungreased 8-inch square pan and bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove shortcake from pan and place on a rack to cool slightly.
  7. Cut into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.
  8. Spoon some of the strawberries with their juice onto each shortcake bottom.
  9. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top.
  10. Spoon more strawberries over the top and serve.
Whipped Topping
  1. Using a mixer, beat the heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and lemon zest until soft peaks form, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
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