Mom's Shortcake

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by MaryMc

This is a spongecake-type shortcake--but it's MUCH better than those rubbery little things they sell next to the strawberries in the grocery store! It's wonderful with strawberries, peaches, or any other fresh summer fruits. You can also use this recipe to make a jellyroll.

Top Review by DeborahSu

I've been making this for several years and just realized that I hadn't rated it! This is FABULOUS!!!! Better by far than the rubbery things at the grocery store, yes. Flavorful, tender, and beautiful.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine baking powder, salt and eggs in a bowl.
  2. Place over hot water and beat for ten minutes.
  3. Add the sugar gradually and beat until thick.
  4. Remove from heat and fold in flour and vanilla.
  5. Pour into individual shortcake pans and bake at 400 degrees F.
  6. for 13 minutes.
  7. This recipe can also be used to make a jellyroll.
  8. Bake it in a jellyroll pan, cool, spread with jelly, and roll up.

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