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       Title: Banana Split Shortcakes
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 6 servings
       3 c  Sliced strawberries
     1/4 c  Sugar
     1/3 c  Shortening
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       2 tb Sugar
       3 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Milk
       1 pt Vanilla or chocolate ice
       2 md Banana; sliced
       1 c  Frozen whipped topping;
     1/3 c  Chocolate fudge sauce
   Mix strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar; let stand at room
   temperature 1 hour. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
   Cut shortening into flour, 2 Tablespoon sugar, the baking
   powder and salt with pastry blender until mixture resembles
   fine crumbs. Stir in milk just until blended. Turn dough
   onto lightly floured surface. Gently smooth into a ball.
   Knead 20-25 times. Roll 1/2 thick. Cut into 6 rounds with
   floured 3 cutter. Place about 1 apart on ungreased cookie
   Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Split warm
   shortcakes. Place bottom halves on dessert plates; top with
   ice cream. Fill and top with strawberries and bananas. Top
   with whipped topping. heat fudge sauce until warm; drizzle
   over shortcakes.