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Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake


Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

This classic treat is perfect for your summer nights. This treat is sweet, fruity, and delicious!
Servings 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes



  • 2 pints Strawberries
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Light brown sugar firmly packed


  • 2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 Egg large
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped cream for garnish


  • Combine strawberries, 2 Tbsp. sugar and brown sugar in medium bowl. Toss to mix well. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 4 hours before serving.
  • Heat oven to 425ºF. Lightly spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until flour is blended to form pea-size pieces. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Toss with fork until well combined (do not overwork). Drop batter into 6 equal mounds on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from oven; place baking sheet on a rack to cool.
  • Split each shortcake in half horizontally. Place bottoms on serving plates. Place an even amount of strawberries on shortcake bottoms. Top with whipped cream. Replace shortcake tops. Serve immediately.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: cake, dessert, snack, strawberry, summer

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