Best Strawberry Cake Recipe
This page features a Strawberry Cake Recipe from a cookbook called New Orleans Food, by Tom Fitzmorris.
This culinary creation will simply melt in your mouth.
Strawberry Cake Recipe
- 4 cups of self-rising flour
- ¾ cup of sugar
- 1 stick of softened butter (not melted)
- 1-¾ cup of half & half
- Combine the flour and the sugar until they are evenly mixed.
- Mix in the butter with a whisk, a cutter, or
by hand until the flour mixture is dry and crumbly, and resembles coarse corn meal.
- Carefully add the milk to the mixture until the consistency is thick, moist and even.
- Using an ice cream scoop, place the cake mixture onto greased baking sheet, with the scoops about an inch apart.
- Bake at 475 degrees Farenheit for about 10 or 15 minutes, until the cakes are lightly browned.
- 1 pint of fresh sliced strawberries
- 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch
- 1-½ cups of water
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- ¼ cup of sugar
- Mix the corn starch and the water, and pour into a saucepan.
- Add all of the other ingredients, and bring the mixture to boil.
- Lower the heat and let the mixture simmer for about five minutes.
- Put the sauce in fridge until it is thoroughly cooled.
- 2 pints of fresh strawberries
- 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
- ¼ cup of sugar
- Slice the strawberries any way you like, and sprinkle them lightly with sugar.
- Refrigerate the strawberries in a sealed container.
- Make whipped cream by combining the cream and sugar in a chilled bowl.
- Beat the cream and sugar with a mixer until stiff peaks form.
- Slice a shortcake in half and place one half on a sandwich plate with the cut side facing up.
- Spoon on some of the sauce.
- Add some sliced berries and a generous dollop of whipped cream.
- Holding the top half of the shortcake over the plate or the sauce bowl, spoon some sauce onto the cut side, and place it on top.
* This Strawberry Cake Recipe makes about 10 servings.
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