Strawberry Shortcake Fudge

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This Strawberry Shortcake recipe for fudge candy looks as good as it tastes. It's the perfect addition to any dessert table, sweet and creamy with trails of strawberries throughout. You can use Nilla Wafers used to make the crust, but you can feel free to use Golden Oreos or shortbread cookies. Keep the strawberry shortcake fudge in the refrigerator until you are ready to enjoy. For the Crust use Nilla wafer crumbs with butter. For this recipe for fudge candy, you will need granulated sugar, butter, salt, heavy cream, white chocolate chips, marshmallow cream and strawberry preserves. For the full step by step instructions for this recipe for fudge candy and strawberry shortcake recipe for fudge, you will want to take a look at the Shugary Sweets site.

It's okay to indulge in some sweet treats every now and again, and especially during the holiday season. And the addition of strawberry preserves adds a bit of nutrition to this dessert recipe. Of course, strawberries are better eaten on their own if you are hoping to get all the benefits that these colorful fruits have within. In addition to the antioxidants and polyphenols, strawberries have many other nutrients, to include vitamins and minerals that help to contribute to the overall health benefits of these berries. The nutrients in strawberries include vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium, dietary fiber, and magnesium. Strawberries are also good for your eyes. The primary reason for almost all problems that are related to the eye is the presence of free radicals that are caused due to a deficiency of certain nutrients. With increased age and lack of these protective nutrients, the free radicals in your body can cause heavy damage to the eyes. Antioxidants such as flavonoids, the phenolic phytochemicals, and ellagic acid, all of which are present in strawberries, may help you to avoid these issues to a large extent. One more condition that strawberries help is with ocular pressure. Ocular pressure has to do with the pressure within the eyes. Any disturbance in this pressure can be harmful to the eyes. Strawberries are a helpful fruit because they contain potassium, which helps in maintaining the correct pressure.

Consuming strawberries also helps to boosts your immunity. The immune system is your body’s first line of defense against infections, microbial actions, and a variety of other potentially harmful conditions. Vitamin C that is present in strawberries helps to boost the immune system and to help in curing common cough and cold. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant, which means that te fruit helps to neutralize free radicals, the harmful byproducts of cellular metabolism that are constantly created in your body. These free radicals are also responsible for mutating the DNA of healthy cells into cancerous cells and are subsequently responsible for a variety of diseases, including heart disease and various cancers. A single serving of strawberries has about 150 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C. Consuming strawberries may also help to improves heart function. Strawberries have a high fiber content, folate, no fats, and high amounts of antioxidants such as vitamin-C and phytochemicals form an ideal cardiac health pack, as they effectively reduce cholesterol in the arteries and vessels. Strawberries are rich in antioxidant properties and may help to reduce inflammation. And the good news is that strawberries are so good for you, and they taste good too. Next time you are looking for something sweet to enjoy, try a bowl of fresh strawberries and enjoy the benefits they have for you.

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