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Cooking class: Strawberry Shortcake

Author: Canadian Living

Baking & Desserts

Cooking class: Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries are forever linked with early summer. That's when you bite into a perfect red berry to meet its gush of sweetness. No wonder they star in special events — weddings, graduations and alfresco socials. When they're matched with cake and whipped cream, you have a dessert worthy of celebration

For more delicious ways to take advantage of this year's strawberry season also check out Splendid strawberries: 10 Canadian Living strawberry recipes.

Strawberry Shortcake recipe
Ingredients

    1/4 cup (50 mL) milk
    2 tbsp (25 mL) butter
    1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange rind
    3/4 cup (175 mL) sifted cake-and-pastryflour
    1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
    1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
    5 eggs
    3/4 cup (175 mL) granulated sugar

    Filling:
    1-1/2 cups (375 mL) whipping cream
    2 tbsp (25 mL) granulated sugar
    1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
    4 cups (1 L) sliced strawberries

    Garnish:
    1 tsp (5 mL) icing sugar
    5 whole strawberries

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