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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Mom's recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 T. Sugar
1/2 tsp salt
4 T. shortening
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1 quart strawberries, sugared to taste
whipped cream

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add shortening and mix together with steel fork.Add milk to beaten egg and add slowly to make soft dough.
Roll or pat out with hands on floured surface to about 1/2' thick. Cut with large biscuit cutter dipped in flour or half fill large muffins rings.
Bake in hot oven (450)for 10-12 minutes.
Split while hot and fill with hot crushed strawberries. Put on tops and cover with strawberries and whipped cream. Garnish with whole berries. Makes 6 servings.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The basic recipe without the berries and whipped cream can be used as just biscuits to eat with dinner. Mom would have referred to them as Baking Powdered Biscuits. She often used them as a shortcake.

 

 

 

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