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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Mixer

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of shortening
  • 5 eggs
  • cups of sugar
  • cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla flavor
  • 2 cups of fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup milk
  • whipped cream

Instructions
 

Preparing the Fresh Strawberries

  • First, we’re going to wash our strawberries and cut them in half.
  • After the  strawberries have been washed and sliced, we’re going to  sprinkle them  with a little sugar.
  • Allow the strawberries to sit and marinate in their own delicious juices. The strawberries can sit in a bowl, while we make our homemade pound cake.

Baking the Homemade Poundcake

  • In a mixing bowl, add 2 sticks of softened unsalted butter and 1/2 cup of  shortening, be sure to mix them together. 
  • Then add 3 cups of sugar a little at a time while still mixing.
  • Be sure to add your eggs to the mix one at a time, and be sure to continue mixing after each egg is added. You’ll be adding a total of 5 eggs in all.
  • In a separate bowl, add 3 cups of  flour1/2 teaspoons of salt1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, which are your dry ingredients.
  • Stir these ingredients with a large spoon, and then add to your cake batter.
  • Start adding some flour,a little at time, add your milk
  • Then begin to alternatively add your milkflourmilk, and flour
  • Don’t forget to add your 1 teaspoon of vanilla flavor to your cake mixture.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, and when your cake is well mixed, pour into a greased and floured pan.
  • Your cake will cook for about 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until your toothpick comes out clean.
  • After you let your cake cool, place your cake plate over the top of the bundt and flip your cake over.
  • Once the cake has cooled, you can slice it and began to build your strawberry shortcake. You can add as many slices of cake and strawberries as your heart desires.

Notes

After you’ve finished building your scrumptious strawberry shortcake, all you need is a  big spoon!