Rosalynn Carter’s Favorite Strawberry Shortcake Recipe Shared Online After Her Passing

Rosalynn Carter is remembered for her beloved dessert after her death.

The former First Lady, who was married to President Jimmy Carter, died on November 19 at the age of 96.

The day after her death, the U.S. National Archives released the “Carter Family Favorite” recipe for Rosalynn’s famous strawberry shortcake.

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“Today we honor the remarkable legacy of Rosalynn Carter, whose warmth touched the nation. As we remember her, we share one of her favorite recipes, a classic strawberry shortcake, which reflects the sweetness she brought to so many people. 🍓” the US National Archives. tweeted along with the recipe.

The recipe, which was printed on official White House letterhead, calls for packaged yellow cake mix, strawberry gelatin, cooking oil, chopped nuts, eggs, flour and strawberries.

The instructions are simple: they instruct the baker to mix all the ingredients, bake for 45 minutes, and then serve alone or with whipped cream.

You can read President Jimmy Carter’s tribute to Rosalynn here.

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