Strawberry Shortcake



For the shortcake:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
For the streusel topping:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
For the strawberries:
  • 2 packages of strawberries, cleaned and quartered
  • sugar, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and shortening. Add milk and eggs and mix until combined. Pour mixture into a greased 8 x 8 pan.
  3. To make streusel topping, mix together flour, sugar, and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle on top of the cake batter.
  4. Bake cake for 30 minutes.
  5. While the cake bakes, prepare the strawberries and add sugar to taste.
  6. Serve cake with whipped cream or ice cream (or just with the strawberries).

Adapted from Tastes of Lizzy T.


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