Lemon Shortcakes

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Soft and tender, these lightly sweetened biscuits are good enough to serve warm from the oven all by themselves, and they also make a most wonderful strawberry shortcake. But don’t stop there. Switch to blueberry shortcake or peach shortcake as the summer harvest progresses—or the mood strikes.


  • 1 pint fresh organic strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons turbinado sugar
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  1. Rinse the strawberries, then remove the green caps. Slice into a bowl. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar. Toss gently. Set aside to macerate.
  2. Center your oven rack. Preheat the oven to