Few desserts say “summer” like strawberry shortcake. Bright red, juicy, in-season berries; warm, fluffy shortcakes; and lighter-than-air whipped cream — what's not to love? A dessert this perfect doesn’t need anything else. Or does it?strawberry shortcake, and even in its simplest form it is a truly delicious treat. But with a few simple tweaks you can enhance the flavors of this classic dessert, taking it to new, mouth-watering heights.
The key to improvising with this summertime favorite? Don't overdo it. Pick one of these simple tweaks (or, in some cases, two at most) so that you don't lose the inherent goodness of the strawberries, cream, and shortcakes. The goal is to enhance what you already love about the dessert.
So, if you're looking for a few surprisingly simple ways to jazz up this summertime favorite, read on. We have seven we know you'll love.
Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.