Strawberry Shortcake

taken and adapted from tasty kitchen

1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar (reduced this from 3/4 c.)
3/4 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 c. butter melted
3/4 c. milk
1 egg
2-4 T sugar to sprinkle over top of cake before baking (I didn't do this)

Preheat oven to 375.  In a bowl, combine all ingredients and beat vigorously for 30 seconds with a fork.  Pour into greased 9x9 dish and sprinkle with sugar if using.  Bake for 25 min.  Serve with cut strawberries and whipped cream or ice cream.