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C got this recipe from his mother. We had lots of strawberries left over from the allotment and decided to put them to good use. It makes a delicious cakey snack. And it’s really really easy too.


2 egg yolks

3/4 cups of plain flour

60 g butter

2 tablespoons of sugar

2 spoons of jam

A handful of strawberries


1. Cream the sugar and the butter together til fluffy

2. Add the egg yolks and beat

3. Sift the flour into the mixture and slowly mix together

5. Gently knead the dough

6. Grease a flat cake tin and spread the dough inside

7. Bake at 220 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes

8. Boil the jam with a little bit of water

9. After taking out the shortcake in cake tin spread the strawberries on top and pour hot jam over the mixture.

10. Leave to cool and then eat! Yum yum.

Here is the final result:


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