Berry Smash Shortcake

Cuts into 15 squares (12 x 8" tin):
  • 350g mixed berries
  • 200g plain flour
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 85g diced unsalted butter, cold
  • 75ml double cream
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Bit of salt

  1. Tip the berries into a bowl with the lemon and a couple of tbsp sugar.
  2. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Mix in the sugar and salt, then rub in the butter to breadcrumbs.
  3. Fold in the cream until you get a rough dough.
  4. Gently fold in the berries, then pour into a lined tin and smooth out.
  5. Bake at 190 degrees C for 20-25 minutes until lightly brown.