Georgia Peach Shortcake
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- 4 tablespoons sugar
- divided Vegetable cooking spray
- 3 cups sliced Pearson Peaches
- 1 and 1/2 cups fresh whipped cream
In medium bowl, cut butter into flour with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk and 1 tablespoon sugar until all dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead 3 – 4 times.
Preheat oven to 425° F. Roll dough into 3/4” thickness; cut with a 2” biscuit cutter. Place pieces close together on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 13 – 15 minutes.
While shortcake is baking, place sliced peaches in medium bowl and stir in remaining 3 tablespoons sugar.
To serve, split shortcake in half and place peaches on the bottom half. Place the other half on top and spoon 2 tablespoons whipped cream.
makes 12 servings
From The Kitchen Of:
Georgia Peach Commission