Strawberry Shortcake (Cake)
This is a traditional recipe found on
the Maryland Eastern Shore.
You will use: eggs, sugar, cake flour, salt, lemon, strawberries,
and whip cream.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Baking Time: 25 - 30 min.
Preheat oven to 375°
mixing bowl, you want to whip the egg yolks. The add half cup sugar gradually (one
tablespoon at a time).
Next, add the lemon juice and rind. You want to beat until the mixture is
thick and has lemon yellow color.
The next step is to fold the cake flour into mixture.
a separate small mixing bowl, you will whip the egg
whites and add salt until stiff. Again, you want to add the remaining
half-cup sugar (again one tablespoon at a time).
Now, you will fold the egg whites into the flour
two un-greased round layer cake pans, pour the
the cakes for 25 to 30 minutes. You
want the cake to spring back when you touch the center.
from pan and invert cake on bottom of pan to allow
want to keep eight good strawberries for garnish.
In a mixing bowl, you want to put the
strawberries and add the sugar. You
want to take a glass and mash the strawberries fine.
Take your serving plate and place one
layer of the cake. Next, spread half the strawberries on
the top. Then
add next layer and again spread the remaining
strawberries over the top.
The final step is to spread the whip
cream over top strawberry layer.
Cut into six or eight servings.
saved whole strawberries and any extra whip cream to
garnish each individual serving.
You might want to wait to place the cake into individual
bowls and put together at the picnic site. Make sure you keep the strawberries and whip cream in the ice
chest until ready to serve.