Strawberry Cream Fancies

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Appears in
What to Eat Now (Spring & Summer)

By Valentine Warner

Published 2009

  • About

Every now and then I do like a sweet fancy, so here is one. Please excuse the cat on the table (it was hard to resist framing this cute scene with a misty border).


  • 600 g small fresh strawberries


To make the biscuits, sift the flour, icing sugar and salt into a large bowl. Cut the butter into roughly 2cm pieces and drop into the flour. Toss around with a large metal spoon until the butter is lightly coated in the flour. Mix the water and lemon juice and pour into the flour and butter. Use a table knife to cut across the bowl several times, chopping the butter into the flour until the do