STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE RECIPE

Strawberries season has arrived! We are seeing them everywhere. They are delicious simply eaten as is, but why not dress them up for the Memorial Day celebration by tossing them with a bit of sugar and spooned over tender biscuits and topped with lightly sweetened whipped cream? Watch and learn how to make this super easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe for dessert, or even for breakfast! Let the biscuits cool completely before cutting to prevent them from crumbling, and use a serrated bread knife to slice them in half.

Strawberry Shortcake
Makes 8 servings

You’ll need: One 1/2-cup measuring cup

1-3/4 pounds (6 cups) strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and quartered
1-1/4 cups plus 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
12 Tablespoons cold (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2 cups heavy cream
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

*** For directions watch the video.

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HOW TO MAKE FRAISIER CAKE RECIPE

Watch and learn how to make Fraisier Cake, an incredibly pretty classic French cake filled with delicious strawberries and crème pâtissière. Tricky to achieve but certain to impress!

Fraisier Cake
Preparation time: Less than 30 minutes
Cooking time: Over 2 hours
Makes 1 x 23-cm / 9-inch cake

You’ll need: One 23-cm / 9-inch springform or round loose bottom cake pan

125 g / 4-1/2 oz caster sugar
4 free-range eggs
2 lemons, zest only, finely grated
125 g / 4-1/2 oz self-raising flour, plus extra for flouring
50 g / 1-3/4 oz unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing

For the crème pâtissière
600 ml/20 fl oz milk
vanilla bean
4 free-range eggs, plus 2 free-range egg yolks
180 g / 6-1/4 oz caster sugar
1 Tablespoon kirsch
100 g / 3-1/2 oz cornflour or cornstarch
150 g / 5-1/2 oz butter, cut into cubes and kept at room temperature

For the lemon syrup
75 g / 2-3/4 oz caster sugar
2 lemons, juice only

To finish the cake
200 g / 7 oz marzipan
200 g / 7 oz dark chocolate, for decoration
600 g / 1 lb 5 oz medium sized strawberries

*** For directions watch the video.

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