Mint Shortcakes with Strawberries and Cream

A few friends came over for dinner last night.  The food was wonderful and I am excited to share ALL of the recipes, but I will share just one for now.  I was looking for a dessert to make and came across this recipe in one of my fine cooking magazines.  I already had a container of strawberries, so this seemed not only convenient but also enticing as a twist on the traditional strawberry shortcake.


Growing up we had strawberry shortcake made with either angel food cake or those sponge cake dessert cups you can buy in the bakery section of the grocery store.  There was even a time in my life when I actually thought that these were strawberry shortcakes. (more…)