Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake


"An 8-inch square steamed shortcake is layered with strawberries and sweetened whipped cream. Use your favorite liqueur in the whipped cream."


50 m servings 302 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter and flour an 8x8 inch baking dish and line bottom with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs with 1 cup sugar until foamy. Fold in flour. Stir in milk and butter. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Place pan on a rack in a hot steamer. Steam over high heat 25 to 30 minutes, until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Invert on wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Whip cream with 2 tablespoons sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in vanilla and liqueur.
  5. Slice cooled cake into three layers. Layer with whipped cream and strawberries. Serve at once.
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  1. 8 Ratings


Necessity is the mother of invention. I had no steamer so I put the cake pan on an inverted pie plate in my electric frying pan, filled the pan with water (not quite touching the cake pan), and ...

I'm giving this recipe 5 stars for two reasons. A 5 for ease. And, a 5 for yummy-ness! After reading the reviews, I decided to use my electric skillet instead of trying to convert to the baking...

I Love It!!

I didn't steam it. I cooked it for 25 minutes on 325. It turned out pretty good!

I found that this was the worst tasting cake ever. I usually find great recipes from but not this time. I tried making it as a birthday snack and found that it tasted like rubbery...

My cake came out very dense and improperly baked. When I flipped it over the center was still raw. I don't think 3 eggs are necessary. The taste of it is very eggy. I would only use 2 eggs or pe...

It did not cook properly. I am trying to resurrect it now, I will not serve a rubber cake to my family.