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A Collection of Vintage Strawberry Cake Recipes

Strawberry cake and shortcakes are among some of my favorite cake recipes to find hidden in
tin recipe boxes.  I stumble across vintage recipes in the strangest of places.  Someday,
when I have a little more time, I will tell you some stories.

All of the collected recipes I add here are taken from handwritten recipe boxes or journals.

I am, single-handedly, trying to salvage old recipes from being lost to us forever.  You gotta
love a collector. (You believe all that?)

Our mother's and grandmother's spent a great part of their lives in the kitchen preparing
food for the family.  Those days and times are lost to us forever.  I don't want to loose their
recipes too.  It is their history, a part of who we were then.  A part of why we are what we
are today.

Their recipes are our history.  If you like this page, try our
All Chocolate Recipes, the  
Gumdrop Fruit Cakes, Lemon Pound Cakes, Vintage Cakes, 1234 Cakes from the 50's
through 70's and don't forget the frostings like
War Time Cake Icing.  We also have Coffee
Cakes,  Four Layer Carrot Cakes and Cheese and Chocolate Cakes.  Every recipe taken from
handwritten index cards, diaries, journals and memories.  Don't forget to check out the
Rhubarb Pie Recipes.
Strawberry Cake Recipes
Heavenly Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Sweet Cakes
Strawberry Cake Recipe
Strawberries and Cakes
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Heavenly Strawberry Shortcake

6 cups very thinly sliced strawberries.
Reserve one whole berry for garnish
1/2 to 1 cup sugar, depending on sweetness
Cloud sponge cake
1 to 1 1/2 pints rich vanilla ice cream, softened.

Sprinkle berries with sugar.  Let stand about 1 hour
to draw out the juice.  At serving time place cake on
platter.  Top generously with berries and juice.  
Border platter with any remaining berries.  Place
scoops of ice cream in center of cake.  Garnish with
reserved berries.  Makes about 12 servings.
Strawberry Cake

Mix together in a large bowl:  1 package of dry white
cake mix, one package of dry strawberry gelatin, two
tablespoons of flour, four eggs, 1/2 cup cooking oil,
1/4 cup of water, and one cup of thawed
strawberries.  Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.  
When cool, top with whipped cream.
My mom's recipes.
Strawberry Cake from Shirley Hickman

1 box white cake mix
2 T. Flour
4 eggs
1/2 cup water
1 (3 oz.) box strawberry Jell-O
2/3 cup oil - Crisco or Canola
1 cup frozen strawberries with juice

Mix all ingredients together.  Beat according to
directions on cake mix.  Bake in 9 x 13 pan.  25 to
35 minutes.

Glaze: Melt together:
1/4 stick margarine or butter
1/4 cup strawberries.

Stir in 1 to 1 1/4 cups sifted confectioners sugar.

Pour over warm cake.
Strawberry Scone Short Cakes

2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/2 cup butter
1 egg well beaten
1/2 cup milk (approximately)
4 cups sweetened sliced strawberries
1/2 pint cream

Heat oven to 450 degrees.  Sift together dry ingredients.  Add
rind.  Cut in butter.  Add well beaten egg, combined with milk.  
Knead.  Roll or pat dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut into 2 or 3
inch rounds.  Spread tops with butter.  Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake on cookie sheet.

Here she did not give the baking time.  So your guess is as
good as mine.  Just bake until done.

These old recipes, taken from Journals and little tin recipe
boxes are a fantastic way to keep our past alive.  Women
baked, broiled, fried, and concocted all sorts of goodies way
back then.  We should never loose our history.
Strawberry Shortcake from
Mrs. Martha Amos.  A fifties recipe.

3/4 cup of cream
2 cups of biscuit mix
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 quart of strawberries

Mix thoroughly with fork the cream and biscuit
mix. Keep dough soft. If too moist, add more
mix.  Knead 10 times on surface, lightly
dusted with flour.  Pat or roll dough to have
the thickness desired in baked shortcakes,
dough doubles in volume during baking.  Cut
into individual shortcakes with cutter dipped in
flour.  Bake about 10 minutes in hot oven,
450 degrees.  Spit and butter, if desired.  
Place fruit between layers and over top.  
Makes 6 3 inch shortcakes.  Top with whipped
Strawberry Dessert

1 7/8 ounce box vanilla wafers
3/4 cup butter
1 cup confectioners sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
1 cup whipped cream
2 cups sliced strawberries - (ok if 2 frozen cups
are used)
Roll cookies into crumbs and spread half of it on
buttered 8 inch square pan.  Cream butter and
sugar until light.  Beat in eggs, one at a time.  
Spread mixture over crumbs.  Sprinkle with nuts
and top with berries.  Spread cream and sprinkle
with remaining crumbs on to.  Chill at least 4 hours
before serving.
Strawberry Cake
Mrs. Ruth Garrison did not tell us any further
1 box yellow cake mix
1 box strawberry Jello
4 eggs, beat
3/4 cup cooking oil
3/4 cup sweet milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix all at once
Bake at 375 degrees

1 box powdered sugar
1 stick oleo - soft
1 small pkg strawberries drained
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Mix with electric mixer
Read, "The Story of the Missing
Cookie Jar" by PenVampyre.  A
delightful little Christmas story with
mouthwatering  recipes for the most
wonderful time of the year!

Read "Santa and the Magic Key".  An
entertaining story for the holidays,
plus recipes for your Christmas.  A
story by Robin Wallace.

Read "Easter and Where NOT to Hide
Memories of Easters past and a
few vintage recipes.

Logan's Halloween Story -The original
story won first place in sixth-eighth
grade division of Southeastern Middle
School, 2005 by Logan Lyon

Food and Genealogy.  A story By
Robin L. Wallace.  
Our lives, our
families, our very history's are defined
by the foods we eat.

Family Reunion Recipes.
"The Fourth of July and Other
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace

A short story by Suellen Fry.  
Memories of my father and his version
of Kickapoojoyjuice.

Memorial Day Recipes - "For me,
Memorial Day was the day when we
went out where relatives were buried
in the tiny, local cemeteries and
thoroughly cleaned up each gravesite,
carrying away branches that may have
fallen in the winter.................."

Grandma Irwin's Story of Courage and
Swit Tater Biskits Recipe