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Pat in the Pan Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Gail Hagen
Added: Monday, August 24, 2009


1 quart strawberry, sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup shortening
2 cups Gold Medal« all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
Butter or margarine, softened
Cream or sweetened whipped cream

1. Sprinkle strawberries with 1/2 cup sugar; let stand 1 hour.
2. Heat oven to 450║F. Grease bottom and side of round pan, 8x1 1/2 inches.
3. Cut shortening into flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and salt in medium bowl, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in milk just until blended. Pat dough in pan.
4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
5. Split layer horizontally in half while hot. Spread with butter; fill and top with strawberries. Serve warm with cream.




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