1 cup Strawberries, cut up in small pieces
2 cups Flour
3 tbs Sugar, plus 1 tsp
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
6 tbs Butter, slightly softened
3/4 cup Buttermilk
Preheat oven to 400°F, lightly grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
Wash and cut strawberries into small pieces. Add 1 tsp Sugar and stir, set aside.
In a bowl combine flour, 3 tbp sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the butter, cut with a pastry knife or two knives until dough is crumbly. Stir in strawberries and add buttermilk, gently mix until dough holds together.
Turn dough onto a floured surface. Gently knead until all dry ingredients are incorporated, do not over work the dough. Add flour if dough gets sticky.
Form dough into a round shape about 3/4 of an inch thick. Cut dough into 6 to 8 wedges.
Transfer wedges onto prepared cookie sheet, place at least a 1/2 inch apart.
Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes. Sprinkle each wedge with a little sugar and continue cooking for another 5-10 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool on wire wrack.
|Ready to mix|
|Pat to 3/4 inch thick|
|Ready for Oven|