3cupssliced strawberrieshighly recommend fresh strawberries, not frozen
2Tablespoons+ 1 cup granulated sugardivided
pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 2 quart baking dish with non-stick spray.Spread the 3 cups sliced strawberries out in a single layer in prepared dish. Sprinkle tops of strawberries with 2 Tablespoons sugar.
In a medium bowl, with an electric hand-mixer, beat the remaining 1 cup sugar and softened butter together until combined.Add flour, baking powder and salt. Mix. Then add in egg and vanilla. Continue to beat and mix together until just combined. (Batter will be the consistency of cookie dough batter.)Using a spatula, carefully spread batter over the tops of strawberries. Try to spread out as evenly as you can and covering most of the strawberries. (I use my hands to help spread it too.)
Bake, uncovered, for about 35 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven and let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!