Cream butter and gradually beat in sugar. Add egg well beaten. Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt and add to first mixture. Add hot water and beat until batter is perfectly smooth. Add vanilla and pour into an oiled and floured shallow pan. Bake 25 minutes in a moderately hot oven. Cut in squares and serve warm with the following sauce:
Cream butter and gradually beat in the sugar which has been sifted Beat until creamy. Beat in vanilla and strawberries. Fold in cream whipped until firm, and serve at once.
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