Rich Shortcake

Mrs. Russell Adams

Sift together:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp sugar

Cut in 1/3 cup shortening till mixture is like coarse crumbs.

Combine and Add:

  • 1 well beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup milk

Stir till just moistened. Turn out on slightly floured surface; divide dough in 1/2, pat out to fit 8″ layer pan. Brush 1 round with melted butter and top second round or place in 2 (8″) pans. Bake in hot oven.

Wash and hull 1 quart strawberries; slice and sweeten.

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