7 Ways to Celebrate Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake doesn't get enough credit. Crumbly shortcake, heaps of fresh berries, and luscious whipped cream have made this dessert a classic, but as these recipes prove, strawberry shortcake can be so much more. So pour a glass of sangria and grab a donut, because these strawberry shortcake recipes are all about celebrating this fruit-filled dessert.
The Best of Strawberry ShortcakeGet the recipe for our Best Strawberry Shortcake
No matter how you slice it or serve it, everyone loves strawberry shortcake. The recipes showcased below give the dessert a total makeover, but that doesn't mean we've forgotten about our favorite classic strawberry shortcake recipes. We love them all!
Strawberry Shortcake Baked DonutsImage Credit: Delish Knowledge
If you've ever wanted to eat strawberry shortcake for breakfast, you're in luck. Delish Knowledge has made it completely acceptable to enjoy this dessert in the morning, in the form of cakey strawberry donuts complete with a pretty pink strawberry glaze. Oh, and did we mention these donuts are vegan?
Strawberry Shortcake Icebox CakeImage Credit: Mariah's Pleasing Plates
Is it too hot to bake? This strawberry shortcake icebox cake from Mariah's Pleasing Plates is the solution. This recipe starts with pound cake as the base, then layers on strawberry ice cream, whipped topping, and crushed shortbread and strawberry wafer cookies. After a few hours in the freezer, this strawberry shortcake-inspired recipe is ready to serve.
Strawberry Shortcake with Lavender Lemon CreamImage Credit: My Kitchen Love
Thanks to My Kitchen Love, strawberry shortcake has gone floral. This towering layer cake has homemade whipped cream and fresh strawberries piled between each layer instead of frosting. Lemon zest and dried lavender buds are mixed into the whipped cream to make this dessert even more elegant and irresistible.
Strawberry Shortcake DipImage Credit: Just a Little Bit of Bacon
Skip the chips and salsa—Just a Little Bit of Bacon's Strawberry Shortcake Dip might replace the salty snacks at your next party. Cream cheese, strawberry puree, and whipped cream make a deliciously sweet dip that's perfect for dunking with graham crackers or shortbread cookies.
Strawberry Shortcake Greek Yogurt PancakesImage Credit: Cafe Delites
Get your fork and knife ready! You'll need both (and maybe a few napkins) to tackle this sky-high stack of pancakes from Cafe Delites. Fresh strawberries, strawberry syrup, and Greek yogurt whipped cream make for triple the deliciousness when you make this dessert-turned-breakfast recipe.
Strawberry Shortcake SangriaImage Credit: Lemon Tree Dwelling
You're just a handful of ingredients and 10 minutes away from sipping on a glass of Lemon Tree Dwelling's Strawberry Shortcake Sangria. A quick pour of whipped cream flavored vodka and strawberry simple syrup gives this sangria the same flavors as classic strawberry shortcake. And, like any good strawberry shortcake, be sure serve with plenty of fresh strawberries!
Boozy Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream FloatImage Credit: If The Spoon Fits
Craving two desserts instead of one? If The Spoon Fits has just the remedy! This recipe combines strawberry shortcake and ice cream floats, plus adds a splash of liqueur to turn this dessert-lover's dream into an adults-only treat. And don't worry—crumbled sugar cookies add a taste of shortcake to this dessert wonder.
More Recipes Celebrating Strawberry ShortcakeGet the recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Parfaits
In a jar? We've got it. On a stick? You bet. Turned into pizza? We've got the slices! No matter how you want to enjoy your strawberry shortcake, we have a recipe that's sure to satisfy.