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Luscious Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

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It’s National Strawberry Shortcake Day!

Strawberry shortcake is a classic summertime dessert that is perfect most any time. It is ideal for casual get-togethers such as picnics or BBQs. It is fun and festive to serve at brunches, lunches, and baby and bridal showers.  Served on China or in a wine or champagne glass, this shortcake is elegant enough for dinner parties. A perfect summertime go-to dessert.

Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

lemon strawberry shortcakes

Luscious Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry shortcake is a classic summertime dessert that is perfect almost any time.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 465 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3 T. granulated sugar
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1 t. lemon zest
  • 1-1/2 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 6 c. strawberries sliced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 T. sugar
  • whipped cream for filling the shortcakes, store-bought or homemade

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and lemon zest.
  • Pour in whipping cream and stir with a spoon until a thick dough forms.
  • Using a large spoon or cookie scoop, scoop the shortcakes onto prepared baking sheet. You should get 8 medium-sized shortcakes.
  • Bake 15-17 minutes or until the shortcakes are golden brown on top.
  • While the shortcakes are baking, combine strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium bowl and let macerate.
  • Once shortcakes are baked, let them cool completely before slicing.
  • When ready to serve, slice each shortcake in half and fill with whipped cream and macerated strawberries. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Luscious Lemon Strawberry Shortcake
Amount per Serving
Calories
465
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Cholesterol
 
34
mg
11
%
Sodium
 
476
mg
21
%
Potassium
 
465
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
83
g
28
%
Fiber
 
7
g
29
%
Sugar
 
27
g
30
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
469
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
142
mg
172
%
Calcium
 
248
mg
25
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dessert, lemon, shortcakes, strawberry
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And here is another strawberry shortcake recipe:

Strawberry Shortcake
This take on the classic dessert is closer to the traditional version. These sweet biscuits hold up well to the whipped cream and strawberries but they also absorb the juices of the strawberries without becoming soggy.
Check out this recipe
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