Strawberry Shortcake

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Bread  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
0 Minutes  
Difficulty
Easy  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Easy and Good  
Source
 
Source Description
Country Cooking  
Last Modified
2006-05-06  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1/4 c
softened shortening

33/50 c
sugar

1 ea
egg

1 t
vanilla extract

1 1/2 c
flour

2 t
baking powder

1/4 t
salt

1/2 c
milk

1 ea
whipped cream

3 pt
fresh, sliced strawberries


Directions
Cream shortening and sugar.  Add egg and vanilla; beat well.  Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk.  Spread in a greased 9 in square baking pan.  Bake at 350 degrees  F. for 20 to 25 minutes.  Cool on wire rack.  Cut into squares, split each piece in half horizantally.  Spoon whipped cream and strawberries onto bottoms; replace tops.  Garnish with more berries and whipped cream.

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