I stole this pretty dress from my daughter HungryCaramella
Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease round pan 9 inches. Mix 2 cups flour, 2 Tbs sugar, 3 ts baking powder, and pinch salt. Cut in 1/3 cup shortening. Stir in 3/4 cup milk. Spread in pan, brush with soft butter or margarine. Sprinkle with brown sugar and almonds. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Remove from pan and cool slightly. Split shortcake and fill with strawberry jam and whipped cream.
(From Betty Crocker's "Baking Classics")
HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY JAM
1 pound strawberries
1 pound sugar
1 ts. lemon juice
Mix, then boil for about 10 to 15 minutes.