By Laurel and Marty Princeworth | Beacon contributors
For the cake portion:
Flour, baking powder, heavy cream and sugar, in unequal amounts
3 pounds strawberries, hulled, peeled, quartered and (eventually) mashed.
1/4 cup sugar, or however much you’ve got
Vanilla ice cream or generic Cool Whip
To prepare cake portion: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together ingredients, as kneaded. Set strawberry alarm clock for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool.
To prepare filling: Do the same way your mother would.
Pour filling over cake mixture, add cream-based topping, and more sugar, if you have it. Top with a cherry.
Nutrition information: Unavailable at press time.