Dorie's Double Strawberry And Rose Shortcake

June 26, 2015 2 083 Views


  • 1/2 cupof egg whites
  • 1/2 cupof roses
  • 1/2 cupof store bought candied rose petals or granulated sugar
  • 3 cupsof Driscoll's Strawberries, hulled
  • 1/2 cupof granulated sugar
  • 1/10 cupof pure rose extract
  • 1/7 cupof lemon zest
  • 2 cupsof all-purpose flour
  • 1/7 cupof baking powder
  • 1/15 cupof salt
  • 1/25 cupof soda
  • 1 cupof unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cupof cold buttermilk
  • 1 cupof very cold heavy cream
  • 1/5 cupof tablespoons confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/10 cupof pure vanilla extract
  • 1/7 cupof red or pink food coloring
  • 1 cupof strawberries


  1. Separate rose petals, wash them and pat them dry.

  2. Put one egg white in a small bowl and whisk until it's foamy.

  3. Put the sugar in another small bowl and place a sheet of parchment paper or a silicone baking mat on the counter.

  4. Dip each petal into the white.

  5. Drag the petal through the sugar to coat both sides very lightly.

  6. Dry them for at least 6 hours.

  7. Chop the berries and toss them in a pan with sugar.

  8. Stir for 5 to 8 minutes on a medium heat.

  9. Scrape the berries and syrup into a bowl, stir in the rose extract and cool to room temperature.

  10. Take a bowl and add the sugar and lemon zest. Rub the ingredients together.

  11. Add the all-purpose flour, salt, soda and butter. Crush the ingredients with your fingers.

  12. Pour in the milk and stir, but not too much.

  13. Add a little bit of flour to the working surface and pat the dough out until it is 1/2 inch thick.

  14. Pat the scraps together until they're 1/2 inch thick and cut out as many more biscuits as you can.

  15. Bake them for about 15 to 18 minutes.

  16. Beat the cream with a mixer. While beating, add sugar, vanilla and rose extracts.

  17. Add the coloring.

  18. Slice off the top of your biscuits and add a spoon of compote.

  19. Circle the compote with the whipped cream.

  20. Add 3 slices of strawberries.

  21. Take a rose petal and put it between the strawberries. Enjoy!

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