Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

This is the perfect summery dessert.  The lemon and strawberry flavors are so fresh and fun to eat on a warm day!  I made this for a family party and it was gone before we knew it!

Adapted from Taste of Home
• 1 1/3 cups flour
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1 egg
• 2/3 cup buttermilk
• 1/4 cup melted butter
• 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon lemon peel
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1.5 cups sliced strawberries

• 1 cup sliced strawberries
• 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
• 2 teaspoons sugar
• 2 cups fat-free cool whip

1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

2. In another bowl, combine the egg, buttermilk, butter, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla.  Mix into dry ingredients.

3. Add strawberries to the mixture and pour into a 9 inch round pie pan covered with non-stick cooking spray.

4.  Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes until cooked throughout. Let cake cool completely before adding topping.

5. In a small bowl, mix together topping ingredients.  Cover bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve.  Just before serving, spread cool whip evenly on the top of the cake and then add strawberries.


  1. This sounds delicious! I love the summer flavors in it.

  2. Yummy! I think recipe looks really quick. Thanks for sharing :) I love anything with strawberries

  3. How nice! What a summerly and delicious cake.


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