Strawberry Lime Basil Shortcakes

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Ingredients

Shortcakes
– 1/4 cup sugar
– 1 Tbsp. baking powder
– 2 cups all-purpose flour
– 6 Tbsp (3/4 stick) chilled unsalted butter cut in cubes
– 1 cup heavy cream
– 1 large egg

Strawberries
– 3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled, quartered
– 2 Tbsp. sugar
– A few sprigs of fresh basil
– Zest of 1 lime

Cream
– 1 cup heavy cream
– 2 Tbsp. creme fraiche (sour cream could work too)
– 1 Tbsp. sugar
– 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

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