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Strawberry Shortcake

User Rating 4 Star Rating (6 Reviews)


Plate of homemade strawberry shortcake with whipped cream
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This is my most requested recipe.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 quart of strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • --Cake Batter--
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • --Sweetened Whip Cream--
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar


Early in the day, prepare the strawberries. Wash and cut or pull tops off of strawberries. Make at least two slices from from top to bottom of each strawberry. Put in a covered container. Pour sugar over top, cover and put in the refrigerator. During the day, shake the container occasionally.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease and flour 9" square pan. In small mixer bowl combine all cake ingredients. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, about 2 minutes. Spread into prepared pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely in pan.

Just prior to serving whip cream and sugar.

Cut cake into nine squares. Slice each square horizontally. Place both halves on serving plate. Spoon strawberries on cake. Dollop whipped cream on top and then ladle clear strawberry juice over cream.

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Great for quick dessert, Member Thomkatlong

Very easy,fast and convenient. Made real whipping cream with evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla.

3 out of 3 people found this helpful.

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