2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1-1/2 quarts fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced
In a bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and vanilla; beat
well. Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with milk to
the creamed mixture. Spread in a greased 9-in. square baking
pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Cut into nine servings. Split each serving horizontally and fill
with whipped cream and strawberries. Replace top of cake;
garnish with more berries and a dollop of whipped cream. Serve
immediately. Yield: 9 servings.