Mom's Strawberry Shortcake
Butter or margarine
TO 1-1/2 qt. fresh straw-
-- berries, sliced
Mint leaves, optional
Preheat oven to 350!.
: In a mixing bowl, beat eggs on medium speed for 3 minutes.
Gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating until thick and lemon-colored.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; beat into the egg mixture.
Heat milk and butter just until butter begins to melt. Beat into
batter with vanilla (batter will be thin). Pour into a greased
8-inch-square baking pan.
Bake at 350! for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the
center comes out clean. Cool for at least 10 minutes. Just before
serving, cut cake into serving-size pieces; cut each slice in half
horizontally. Combine strawberries and remaining sugar. Spoon
strawberries between cake layers and over the top of each serving.
Top with whipped cream; garnish with mint leaves if desired.
Mrs. Arlene Wise of Arizona, published in "Taste of Home" magazine,
Aug/Sept 96, submitted by her daughter, Karen Wingate, Coldwater
typed and posted by teri Chesser 9/96
From: Teri Chesser Date: 09-02-96 (22:01)