Strawberry Short Cake

Mix 2 cups sifted flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, cup butter, wet with about cups milk or water; roll on well-floured board to fit pan, half inch thick; butter the side and put on another cake; bake in hot oven. Have berries well washed, mashed and sweetened; separate cake, butter while hot; spread generously with the berries; cover top with berries. Serve at once.

Orange Short Cake

One quart flour, 2 tablespoons butter, 2 teaspoons baking powder thoroughly mixed with flour; mix (not very stiff) with cold water, work as little as possible, bake, split open and lay sliced oranges between; cut in squares and serve with pudding sauce. Berries may be used instead of oranges.

Short Cake

One egg, 2-3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, cup butter, 2-3 cup sweet milk and one quart flour.

Strawberry Short Cake

One egg, cup each of sugar and sweet milk, butter size of an egg, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 cup flour and bake in layers.