2 cups all purpose baking mix (such as Jiffy)
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons shortening, melted
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup heavy cream, chilled
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
For the Shortcakes
Preheat oven to 450º
Combine all ingredients. On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/2 inch. Using a 2-inch cutter, cut out shortcakes.
Bake on ungreased baking sheet for 10 minutes until lightly browned. Do not overcook.
Serve with fresh Georgia strawberries(sweetened if necessary)
Makes 12 to 13
For the Whipped Cream
Chill a medium metal bowl and beaters.
When chilled, pour cold cream into bowl and beat until almost stiff. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until cream holds peaks.
Use as a topping for pies, cobblers or top fresh fruit with a dollop.