At the start of the program, on a giant screen in the center of the auditorium was an equally giant and beautiful shot of baking powder biscuits/shortcakes piled high with luscious fresh strawberries. I pointed at the screen and vowed to make something resembling that asap. And as it happens, May is National Strawberry Month, so - hello - what could be more perfect?
1 cup white wheat flour
1 cup bread flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. cold Earth Balance margarine
2 Tbsp. sugar
3/4 cup cold soy creamer
additional soy creamer for brushing
2.Mix flours, baking powder, sugar and salt together.
3.Cut the margarine into the flour mixture and pinch
together until the mix is crumbly.
4.Add the creamer, stirring until combined into a nicely
5.Place the dough on a lightly floured surface and
gently roll out to 3/4" thick.
then place on the baking sheet, brush the tops with
soy creamer, and bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly
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