Strawberry dessert cake

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Sugar plus
6 tablespoons Sugar
2 cups Flour plus
3 tablespoons Flour
¾ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Shortening
⅔ cup Milk
4 cups Fresh strawberries; sliced
4 teaspoons Baking powder
1 Egg; beaten
¼ cup Softened butter

Sprinkle ½ cup sugar over strawberries, let stand. Sift 2 cups flour, baking powder, 6 Tablespoons sugar & salt. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until particles are size of peas. Combine egg & milk, stir into flour mixture. Blend. Spread dough in well-greased pan. Spoon berries & juice over top of dough. Blend together butter, ¼ cup sugar & 3 Tablespoons flour. Drop mixture by spoonfuls over strawberries. Bake 35-40 minutes at 400. Serve warm with cream.

MRS WILLIAM (CHERYL) MARTIN

From the <The Bliss of Cooking Returns>, Fort Bliss Officers Wives Club, Ft. Bliss, TX. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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