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stand alone shortcake

Recipe by
Mike Sheridan
Des Moines, AL

My late mom-in-law, Alice Neubauer, was a super lady. She, and now my wife, made this wonderful shortcake that is so sweet and delicious it doesn't even need the fruit.

yield 9 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For stand alone shortcake

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    shortening or margarine
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c

How To Make stand alone shortcake

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together sugar and shortening and blend in the egg.
  • 2
    Sift dry ingredients together and mix into sugar mixture.
  • 3
    Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • 4
    Pour batter into a prepared 9 x 9 inch pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Serve without frosting or with fresh fruit on the side.

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