Upside Down Strawberry Shortcake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
25 mins
45 mins

This is a very simple dessert to put together, I make this often, the strawberry gelatin bakes into the cake when baking, it's a wonderful recipe to make all year long, even in the winter, as it is made with frozen thawed strawberries. I think you will really enjoy this!

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  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  3. Sprinkle the 4 cups of mini marshmallows on the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  4. In a bowl, combine the frozen strawberries and jello gelatin powder; set aside.
  5. To make the cake: in a bowl, cream together the Crisco shortening, butter and sugar for about 2 minutes.
  6. Add in eggs and almond extract; beat for about 3-4 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  8. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the half and half cream; mix well until combined.
  9. Pour over the marshmallows in the pan.
  10. Spoon the strawberry mixture over the batter (don't worry about any bare spots!).
  11. Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  12. Cut in squares and serve with whipping cream of Cool Whip topping.
  13. Delicious!