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Shortcakes, Large and Small

Strawberry Shortcake

The berries may be tiny, sweet wild ones or huge and plum-sized, but the crust shortcake should be split and buttered while hot, then heaped high with berries and topped with cream.

1 quart strawberries
1 cup sugar
2 cups Gold Medal Flour*
2 tbsp. sugar
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup milk
Butter or margarine
Light cream or sweetened whipped cream

Slice strawberries; sprinkle 1 cup sugar and let stand 1 hour. Heat oven to 450°. Grease layer pan, 8×1 1/2 inches. Measure flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and salt into bowl. Cut in shortening throughly until mixture looks like meal. Stirin milk just until blended. Pat into pan.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Split shortcake while warm. Spread with butter; fill and top with berries. Serve warm with cream. 8 servings.

*If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.

Quick Individual Shortcakes

Bake Fruit Shortcake as directed on Bisquick baking mix package. 5 or 6 shortcakes.

©Copyright 1971 by General Mills, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

Tuna Ring With Cheese Sauce


1 egg
2 cans (7 ounces each) tuna, drained
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (about 2 ounces)
1/2 cup snipped parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups Bisquick baking mix
1/2 cup cold water
Cheese Sauce (below)


Heat oven to 375°. Beat egg slightly; set aside 2 tablespoons of the egg. Stir tuna, onion, cheese, parsley, celery salt and pepper into remaining egg. Stir baking mix and water to a soft dough; knew 5 times on floured cloth-covered board. Roll into rectangle, 15 x 10 inches. Spread with tuna mixture.

Roll up, beginning at long side. With sealed edge down, shape into ring on greased baking sheet; pinch ends together. With scissors, make cuts 2/3 of the way through ring at 1-inch intervals, Turn each section on its side to show filling, Brush top with reserved egg. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Serve with hot Cheese Sauce.

4 to 6 servings

Cheese Sauce


1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup Bisquick baking mix
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
2 cups milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces) or 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese


Melt butter over low heat. Blend in baking mix, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese until melted.

© Copyright 1971 by General Mills, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.