Sensational Strawberry Shortcake

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  • Published Aug 6th
  • Ready In2h 5m
  • Servings8
  • Calories403
This pretty strawberry dessert really hits the spot on a hot summer day.

Sensational Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sensational Strawberry Shortcake for 8 servings:

  • 1 quart strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups sweetened whipped cream
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint (optional)

Sensational Strawberry Shortcake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep25m
  • Cook40m
  • Ready In2h 5m

To cook Sensational Strawberry Shortcake, you need about 25 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sensational Strawberry Shortcake is about 40 minutes , and you can serve your Sensational Strawberry Shortcake within 2 hours 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sensational Strawberry Shortcake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. 2 Gently stir strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl; chill.
  3. 3 Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg in a bowl; cut in butter with a knife or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk milk and egg yolks in a bowl, then stir into flour mixture until just moistened. Divide in half and pat into prepared cake pans.
  4. 4 Beat egg whites until foamy in a large bowl. Continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites should form a sharp peak that holds its shape. Spread over dough; sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar.
  5. 5 Bake in preheated oven until golden, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack; cool completely.
  6. 6 Place one cake layer on a large serving plate; spread with half the whipped cream, spoon half the strawberries over cream. Repeat layers; garnish with mint.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 403 calories; 17 grams of fat; 58.2 grams of carbohydrates; 6.5 grams of protein; 90 milligrams of cholesterol; 443 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 28th 2019

    For a beginner baker like me I found this recipe easy to follow and was super pleased with how it turned out! The whipped egg whites really made the top of the cakes golden and I'm happy tha ...

  2. Jul 16th 2018

    Really good flavour! I made my own whipped cream and it went perfectly with the strawberries. For those saying the cake itself was too dry; this recipe is for a traditional shortcake, which ...

  3. Jan 7th 2016

    this cake will be great! for dads birthday. from now on we will make this cake every jan1-18!

  4. Feb 16th 2015

    This was the most delicious Strawberry Shortcake I have ever made. My 54 year old son requested strawberry for Valentine's dinner. I supprised him with this recipe. Being a home cook chef, h ...

  5. Jun 29th 2014

    omg its soooooooo good! will make again

  6. Jun 17th 2014

    I made this tonight and was disappointed in the taste and the dryness of the cake. If I ever try it again I will try it with self rising flour, the baking powder made it taste bitter. It l ...

  7. Jun 2nd 2013

    wanted to love it but the cake part was just too dry for me... hubby and kid also weren't fans and mostly ate around the cake. maybe i screwed sumthin up as I've only made it once but just ...

  8. May 17th 2013

    This was so delicious!! I loved what the egg whites and sugar did for the cake! I made my own whipped cream and cut back on some of the sugar (only used 1/4 cup with the strawberries and 1/8 ...

  9. May 13th 2013

    so easy and delicious, the whipped egg whites add a special touch.