Strawberry Shortcake: My favorite dessert
What better way to conjure up the simplicity of youth than by memories of my favorite dessert-- strawberry shortcake. The first thought that comes to mind when I think of my favorite dessert is, my grandmother Essie Tolen many of happiest childhood memories come from the kitchen. When I became sad or depressed due to the abandonment of my mother. My grandma knew exactly what dessert to bake to put a smile on my face and comfort my heart. It is a dessert of both meager origins and uncomplicated design. In fact, the basic recipe is so perfect in its original form that few variations have been made and sustained overtime. Very much like the best memories of my childhood, ...view middle of the document...
The strawberry fever caught up with people as the timing of introducing the dessert clicked and the demand kept increasing every year.
Made of fresh ingredients in a few simple steps, it is no wonder strawberry shortcake is so popular throughout the world. It is a perfect dessert for the spring, birthdays, anniversary, or any other special occasion. Only consist of toothsome taste of layered moist pound cake from starch; follow by the bitter sweet taste of fresh strawberry cream cheese icing that leave the stench of strawberry to your taste buds, the devour thoughts of sugarberry gelatin creates a divine glaze and top off with whip cream garnish with fresh strawberries
One of America's favorite and more traditional desserts, strawberry shortcake is enjoyed today in recipes that have strayed very little from its original form. In our health conscious society the recipe has been altered to fit the needs of diabetics or dieters. Many people are looking to cut calories, lighter version are sprouting up in healthy eating and weight conscious recipes that are simple to prepare by using sugar free or zero trans-fat products
How little it has changed and essentially how happy i will be to share the memory of eating shortcake with your son... and hopefully grandchildren one day, when I sat at my grandmother's table as a child, I never thought I'd be a mother of my own one day. Nothing makes me happier than to invite him to sit at the counter with me with a bowl of strawberry shortcake. It is one of my fondest childhood memories and baking tradition that I have kept in my own family. Sometimes the simplest desist can bring so much joy to one’s life.