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STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE 

1 package yellow cake mix
1 c orange juice
c water
4 egg yolks
1 tsp grated orange peel
4 egg whites
tsp cream of tartar
1 c sugar
1-quart fresh strawberries
2 c whipping cream
c sugar

Combine cake mix, orange juice, water, yolks, and orange peel. Beat 4 minutes a medium speed, and then pour batter into 2 round layer cake pans. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar to soft peaks, gradually add 1 c sugar and beat to stiff peaks. Spread over batter. Bake at 350 F for 35-40 minutes, cool completely. Layer cake (meringue side up), berries and cream.