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Strawberry Shortcut Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Strawberry Shortcut Cake, by , is from Seasoned with LOVE, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elaine Dack
Added: Saturday, October 14, 2006


1 c. miniature marshmallows
2 c. (two 10-oz. pkgs.) frozen, sliced strawberries in
syrup, completely thawed
1 pkg. (3 oz.) strawberry flavored gelatin
2 1/4 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. solid shortening
3 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 c. milk
1 t. vanilla
3 eggs

Generously grease bottom only of a 13x9" cake pan; sprinkle marshmallows evenly over bottom of pan. Thoroughly combine thawed strawberries and syrup with dry gelatin; set aside. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at med. speed. Pour batter evenly over marshmallows in prepared pan. Spoon strawberry mixture evenly over batter. Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.




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