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Strawberry-Graham Shortcake

Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Graham cracker crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon, extract
  Fresh strawberries 2 Pint
Directions

"Cream butter, brown sugar and vanilla together in bowl until fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together; blend in walnuts and cracker crumbs.
Add crumb mixture to egg mixture alter- nately with milk, beating well after each addition.
Spread batter in 2 greased waxed paper-lined 9-inch square cake pans.
Bake in 375-degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until cakes test done.
Cool slightly; remove from pans.
Whip cream with sugar and orange extract until soft peaks form.
Spread half the cream on 1 cake layer; slice half the strawberries over layer.
Top layer with remaining cake.
Spread with remaining cream; garnish with remaining whole strawberries."

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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