Thursday, June 23, 2011

Strawberry Shortcake

This recipe for shortcake is from Taste of Home.  A good, easy recipe to enjoy topped with sweetened strawberries and whipped cream.  -Kristin

2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup flour 
2 teaspoons baking powder 
1/2 cup milk
  • In a bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. 
  • Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with milk to the creamed mixture. 
  • Spread in a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes.
  • Split each serving horizontally and fill with whipped cream and strawberries. Replace top of cake; garnish with more berries and a dollop of whipped cream.

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