Solar Oven Shortcake


Makes one solar oven pot.

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine (softened)
  • 2 cups sliced Strawberries (or other fruit – fresh or frozen)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 or 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup buttermilk (Or, ½ cup water with 2 Tbs powdered buttermilk)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Cream butter and sugar together.
Add beaten egg(s) slowly to butter and sugar mixture. Mix well.
Add buttermilk slowly to butter, sugar and egg mixture. Mix well.
Sift together the flour and baking soda.
Add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
Pour mixture into floured and greased solar oven pot.
Cover pot and place in solar oven for baking. Baking time is approximately 1½ – 2 hours.

Allow shortcake to cool and serve with fresh strawberry slices (or other fruit), juiced with 2 tsp sugar, whipping cream or ice cream.