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Strawberry Shortcake by Lois Hiranaga

Lois Hiranaga is a native of Maui, she has always been passionate about flowers and supporting her community. She earned a degree in marketing and management from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, and has an extensive background in horticulture and is co-author of Neotropica Hawaii Tropical Flower and Plant Guide.
Lois is a member of the Maui County Farm Bureau and has caught the bug for cooking as well. She has been taking culinary classes so we thought it was time to bring her into the kitchen and see what she can do.
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Active Time0 mins
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Hawaiian, Local
Keyword: maui, hawaii kitchen, kitchen, cooking, strawberry, shortcake, strawberry shortcake, lois hiranaga
Yield: 10 Servings
Calories: 247kj
Author: As Seen On OC16


Ingredients for Biscuit

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Baking powder
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 stick Butter (diced small and frozen)
  • 1 1/4 Heavy whipping cream

Ingredients for Strawberries

  • 16 oz. Kula Country Strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Sugar

Ingredients for Whipping Cream

  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 cup Sugar


  • Macerate strawberries, wash, hull (remove calyx), slice and sprinkle strawberries with 1/4 c. sugar or to taste. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Pre heat oven at 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • To prepare dough, combine flour, baking powder and sugar in a food processor or blender. Dice frozen butter and add half at a time. Pulse until it has a sandy texture. Add heavy whipping cream gradually, and pulse until ingredients begins to stick together.
  • Turn out dough onto a lightly floured wax paper or parchment paper. Using your hands, fold it a couple of times so it become a mass that can be rolled out evenly.
  • Roll out with pin to 1" thickness, cut with 2 1/2" biscuit cutter. Gather scraps, pat down and cut out more biscuits.
  • Place on 9" x 13" baking pan or cookie sheet.
  • In a preheated oven, bake at 450 till golden brown (about 13 minutes).

How To Serve:

  • Serves 9-10.


Calories: 247kj | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin B1: 1mg | Vitamin B5: 1mg | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 2mg