1/4 c. butter or margarine, softened
3/4 c. sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/4 c. tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. milk
3 c. fresh strawberries, cut in half lengthwise
Beat 1/4 c. softened butter at medium speed with an electric mixer. Gradually add 3/4 c. sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Add to butter mixture alternating with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Spoon half of the batter in a greased deep pie dish. Arrange the fresh strawberries on top, cut side down. Cover strawberries with remaining batter.
1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. butter or margarine, chilled
Combine 1/4 c. flour and 1/4 c. brown sugar. Cut in 1/4 c. chilled butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Sprinkle on top of batter.
Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.