Rich Strawberry Short Cake


  • 2 cups flour.
  • ¼ cup sugar.
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder.
  • ½ teaspoon salt.
  • Few grains nutmeg.
  • 1 egg.
  • cup butter.
  • tablespoons lard.
  • cup milk.


Hotel Pastry Cook.

Mix dry ingredients and sift twice, work in shortening with tips of fingers, add egg well beaten, and milk. Bake as Strawberry Short Cake II. Split cake and spread under layer with Cream Sauce II. Cover with strawberries which have been sprinkled with powdered sugar; again spread with sauce, and cover with upper layer.