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Monday
Jun142010

Seeing Red: Cocoa Red Velvet Strawberry Shortcake for Serious Eats

So, today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day. How are you celebrating?

My suggestion? Don your Strawberry Shortcake cartoon character tee from the 1980s, work up an appetite, and make a big batch of Red Velvet Strawberry Shortcake.

The biscuits in this version take a flavor (and, if desired, color) cue from the classic Southern cake, making use of buttermilk, cocoa and red food coloring, which lends a subtle sweetness which works wonderfully with freshly made whipped cream and strawberries, and makes for a very pretty presentation.

Read more--and find the recipe--on Serious Eats!

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Reader Comments (3)

Strawberry shortcake = love. Just sayin.

June 14 | Unregistered CommenterWei-Wei

How ironic...I had strawberry shortcake for dinner last night. (The fruit makes it suitable as an entree, of course.)

June 14 | Unregistered CommenterTara

How funny, I just made a custom strawberry shortcake recipe 2 weeks ago!!! It was thouroughly enjoyed by all when I put a few twists into a traditional recipe. Here it is in case anyone is interested!!!
http://finediningonpaperplates.blogspot.com/2010/06/black-white-strawberry-shortcake-trifle.html
BTW, love your blog, have made several of your recipes and love them all to the last crumb!!

-Sarah

June 15 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

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