Best-of-Summer Shortcakes

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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The ingredients used to make shortcakes are the staples of the baking pantry: butter, sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, and cream. It is remarkable that such basic components can combine to create such a flaky, light, and buttery dessert. | The shortcake itself is just one element to a good shortcake dessert. What you serve the shortcake with is crucial. Select perfectly ripe fruits and above all do not add too much sugar. With summer fruits, nature adds most of the sugar for you, so you n