Strawberry Shortcake

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Appears in
The Cooking of the USA

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1993

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In 1643 Roger Williams, the founder of Providence, Rhode Island, wrote in his Key into the Language of the Indians of America that the strawberry ‘is the wonder of all the Fruits growing naturally in those parts. In some parts where the Natives have planted, I have many times seen as many as would fill a good ship, within a few miles compasse. Recipes for Strawberry Shortcake date back to this time. The crisp shortcake is split into t