All-American Strawberry Shortcake
Grated rind of 1 orange
Sugar or honey
WHIPPED CREAM: whip cold cream (with sugar) until soft peaks form. 1.
Combine sliced berries; sugar or honey; and orange juice. Let stand
at room temp. for 1 hr. 2. Sift all dry ingredients together into a
med bowl. Add orange rind. Add butter and shortening; and work them
into flour-mixture thoroughly. 3. Lightly mix in sour cream with a
fork to form a soft dough. 4. roll dough out onto lightly floured
board; 3/4 in thick. Cut into 4 circles; about 4 in wide (use a 2-lb
coffee can as a cutter.) 5. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at
400 about 20 minutes. or until golden. 6. While still warm; use fork and
split cakes in half. Place each on dessert plate. Top with drained
berries and second half of cake. Top with additional berries. Ladel
some juice on top. Garnish with whipped cream and a strawberry.