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Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake
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2 cups sifted flour
¾ tsp salt
½ cup vegetable shortening
1 large Jersey Fresh egg
3 tsp baking powder
3 TBS granulated sugar
2/3 cup milk
Jersey Fresh strawberries



Sift flour, then add baking powder, salt and sugar. Sift into bowl. Mix ½ cup shortening with pastry blender in flour until mixture is the consistency of coarse oatmeal. Beat 1 egg well in small bowl and add 2/3 cup milk. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Pour in egg and milk and with a fork, mix with flour, slowly at first, then rapidly and vigorously until soft dough is formed. If you want individual shortcakes, drop heaping tablespoonfuls 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet. Shape round with spoon or spatula. Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until crust is an even brown. Split while hot, butter, then fill and top with berries. Serve with cream, plain or whipped. Serves 6. Contributed by: Gerrie Neff, Pine Brook, NJ

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Strawberry Shortcake
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2 cups sifted flour
¾ tsp salt
½ cup vegetable shortening
1 large Jersey Fresh egg
3 tsp baking powder
3 TBS granulated sugar
2/3 cup milk
Jersey Fresh strawberries



Sift flour, then add baking powder, salt and sugar. Sift into bowl. Mix ½ cup shortening with pastry blender in flour until mixture is the consistency of coarse oatmeal. Beat 1 egg well in small bowl and add 2/3 cup milk. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Pour in egg and milk and with a fork, mix with flour, slowly at first, then rapidly and vigorously until soft dough is formed. If you want individual shortcakes, drop heaping tablespoonfuls 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet. Shape round with spoon or spatula. Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until crust is an even brown. Split while hot, butter, then fill and top with berries. Serve with cream, plain or whipped. Serves 6. Contributed by: Gerrie Neff, Pine Brook, NJ

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