NATIONAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE DAY – June 14

National Strawberry Shortcake Day is observed each year on June 14th.  Either on a shortcake biscuit or a sponge cake, strawberry shortcake is an easy and refreshing summertime dessert!

Strawberries are sliced, mixed with sugar then allowed to sit for about an hour until they have surrendered plenty of their juices. The shortcakes are then split, and the bottom is covered with a layer of the strawberries, juice and whipped cream.  The top is then put back on, and more strawberries, juice and whipped cream are added to finish it off.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Make a strawberry shortcake and enjoy. We love the old fashioned version made with Bisquick. Make sure there are plenty to go around!  Use #StrawberryShortcakeDay on social media.

Want more Strawberries? Try these!

Do you remember the cartoon of the same name? I can’t get over the “new cartoon” as my nieces call it. I had the bedding and dolls when i was a little girl.

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Jennifer lives happily in North Florida with her husband Scott and after a stroke and two brain surgeries her mom. While not blessed with children they dote on their four legged children four cats. I started writing after spinal surgery required second round of physical therapy to learn to walk yet again. While reading is a favorite hobby writing is something new with the launch of this blog and hopefully a fiction novel in the future.

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