Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

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This Strawberry Shortcake Trifles recipe is a delicious soft cake with layers of dreamy creamy cream cheese frosting and chopped up fresh strawberries served in cute dessert cups. The flavors in this recipe come perfectly together using simple ingredients from your pantry and still yield a delicious high-end bakery like dessert right in your kitchen. The soft cake is perfectly moist and goes well with the creamy layer of cream cheese and fresh strawberries. Easy strawberry desserts can be addictive but are extremely convenient to make especially when you have an event planned at the last minute. This strawberry shortcake recipe is so easy that you can’t go wrong while making this recipe.

Easy strawberry desserts that are homemade and use fresh strawberries are incredibly refreshing and nutritious as well. Strawberries are loaded with anti-oxidants and the nutritional value of strawberries mainly comes from vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and fiber. Strawberries are low in calories and can be eaten not only in dessert recipes but also in salads. The nutritional value of strawberries is the one of the best excuses for baking dessert recipes that use fresh strawberries. Incorporating fruity flavors in dessert recipes is not only creative but also healthy. It helps in cutting down the amount of refined sugar by adding a natural sweetness that comes from fresh strawberries in this recipe. Fresh strawberries strike a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness yielding a rich flavor in all dessert recipes.

In this recipe, you can add a layer of vanilla or strawberry pudding if you want. A sugar-free pudding would be a good option to keep the recipe healthy. You can also add frozen mashed bananas to this yummy strawberry shortcake recipe to make the flavors a bit more enjoyable. If you don’t want to use cream cheese because of the extra calories, you can replace it with full-fat strawberry or vanilla flavored Greek yogurt instead. You can simplify the recipe process by replacing the cake with gluten-free Graham crackers, ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers, shortbread, or any cookie that has a little cinnamon in it. Try using chocolate Oreos, golden Oreos or Sara Lee pound cake, Milk Arrowroots, Vanilla wafers, chocolate Graham crackers, soda crackers, etc., are all excellent options. You can also add your choice of fruit like all kinds of berries, kiwis, peaches, pineapple bits, dark chocolate chips or chopped nuts like pecans and almonds are great and healthy to incorporate in this strawberry shortcake recipe for that decadent, crunchy twist.

Thank you to Jaclyn at the Cooking Classy food blog for sharing this Strawberry Shortcake Trifles recipe using fresh strawberries with us. Do visit her blog for more easy strawberry desserts recipes or any other recipes. This strawberry shortcake recipe gets better each time you make it because you can be as creative as you want it and change the flavors the way your guests prefer. Make this strawberry dessert recipe today and let your friends and family have a feast!

Nutrition Facts for:Strawberry Shortcake Trifles From Cooking Classy
Ingredients: All purpose flour, cornstarch, salt, baking soda, baking powder, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, lemon zest, eggs, vanilla extract, sour cream, fresh strawberries, heavy cram, cream cheese, powdered sugar.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 537, Calories from Fat 243, Total Fat 27.0g 42%, Saturated Fat 16.0g 80%, Cholesterol 143mg 48%, Sodium 244mg 10%, Potassium 325mg 9%, Carbohydrates 69.1g 23%, Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%, Sugars 43.3g, Protein 8.0g, Vitamin A 21%, Vitamin C 112%, Calcium 10%,Iron 12%

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