Strawberry Puffs with Cream Cheese
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Sugar
4 tablespoons Shortening
3/4 Cup Flour
1 Quart California Strawberries, stems removed
1 Cup Sugar (to taste) Heavy Cream, whipped
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Blend in shortening. Add milk and toss until just blended. Divide into 8 parts, place in greased muffins tins and flatten. Bake at 475 degrees for 12 minutes. Mash strawberries with sugar. Remove puffs from pans and cut in half through middle. Place some strawerry sauce on each puff bottom, top with whipped cream, top with other half of puff and more strawberry sauce. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Thanks to the California Strawberry Commission for this great recipe.