- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup shortening
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- Sweetened raspberries or fruit of your choice
- Whipped cream
- In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a bowl, whisk the egg and milk until well blended; add to dry ingredients. Stir with a fork just until moistened. Pat into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Split each square horizontally and butter the cut sides. Top with berries and whipped cream. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Shortcake Squares in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p53
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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2010
"This did not turn out very good. It was toodry. I will not be making this ever again."