- 1-1/2 cups strawberries, cleaned
- 2 cups sifted flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 tspns baking powder
- 3/4 tspn salt
- 1/3 cup shortening
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/3 cup milk
- 3 tbspns butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 tbspns sifted flour
Sift together 2 cups of flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Cut in shortening with 2 knives or pastry blender. Combine egg and milk, and add all at once to dry ingredients.
Mix well, and spread in a greased 8 or 9-inch layer pan. Arrange strawberries on top. Combine the remaining butter, sugar, and flour, mixing together with a fork until a crumbly consistency. Sprinkle over strawberries.
Bake in a 400 degree oven about 25 to 30 minutes. Makes 1 coffee cake.
More "Lost" Strawberry RecipesStrawberries Romanoff (1963)
White House Sweet Strawberry Cake (1887)
(Origin - "150 Delectable Dessert Recipes" by the Culinary Arts Institute, 1971.)