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Celebrate Spring with a Strawberry Shortcake from L’École Culinaire

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ST.LOUIS, MO- Chef Kyle Parks, an instructor at L'École Culinaire joined FOX 2 this morning to demonstrate how to make a Strawberry Shortcake as a kick off to Spring. The directions and recipe are below.

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Directions:

Heat oven 450 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in butter and shortening. Mix in half-and-half. Drop by large spoonfuls onto a baking sheet. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 15 minutes or until brown. Cool and eat with berries, ice cream and/or whipped cream.

Recipe for Strawberry Shortcake:

• 2 cups flour
• 4 teaspoons baking powder
• 3/4 teaspoon salt
• 1 tablespoon sugar
• 2 tablespoons butter
• 2 tablespoons shortening
• 3/4 cup half and half
• melted butter to brush shortcakes
• fresh strawberries