Monday, February 21, 2011

Olive's Strawberry Shortcake

2 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1 1/4 tsp shortening
1/3 cup butter
3/4 cup milk

2 qts strawberries, washed hulled and lightly dusted with sugar
2 cups whip cream
mix dry ingredients add egg, milk, melted butter and shortening mix well
spread into 2 x 8" greased round cake pans ( i used a 4 cup oven safe glass measure and cut cake into three layers)

bake at 350 x 30 minutes until lightly browned. Turn onto wire rack to cool completely

Layer berries between cakes and on top, cover with whip cream and garnish with additional berries. you will have enough berries to serve extras with the cake

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