Strawberry Shortcake Sliders. Take the summer classic strawberry shortcake and transform it into bite-sized sliders that are perfect for barbecues and parties!
Strawberry Shortcake Sliders
There really is only a few other desserts that are the quintessential summertime treat…fresh strawberries are very high on that list. I thought it would be fun to create a very simple strawberry shortcake dessert that was literally one bite. These little strawberry shortcake sliders would be a great thing to serve up at your next baby shower or summer picnic party.
Save Time By Making Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients In Advance
You can cut everything up and make the homemade whipped topping in advance. When you are getting ready to serve just put them together and place on a tray. They keep in the refrigerator for about an hour or so but not much longer than that or they will kind of get soggy. My daughter and I put these together in about 10 minutes… so they don’t take a lot of time. I would caution you to make a lot because they are so easy to eat!
Ingredients to Make Strawberry Shortcake Sliders
All you will need is a store bought vanilla pound cake sliced, fresh strawberries sliced, toothpicks, and some homemade whipping cream. I use this Homemade whipping cream on several kinds of desserts that call for a store bought whipped topping. I love this recipe because it its just 3 very simple ingredients and you can make as much as you need.
Strawberry Shortcake Slider Ingredient list:
store bought pound cake
1 C heavy whipping cream
1 T powdered sugar
dash of vanilla extract
Whipping Cream Tips
The key to this homemade whipping cream is to get the mixing bowl as cold as you can. Placing in the freezer for about 10 minutes usually does it. I also put my Kitchenaid whisk in the freezer also…. and make sure your whipping cream is super cold. If you don’t have a stand mixer you can do it by hand but it will take some girth;) When you are ready to assemble just cut the cake into bite sized forms.
Use a Star-Shaped Cookie Cutter
We used a small star cookie cutter if you don’t have that you can just cut into little squares. Top with a strawberry slice and a dollop of your fresh whipping cream. That’s it! It is summer on a platter!
So festive and fun:)
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Thanks Tracie! I just love those little sliders, and they would be perfect for the 4th of July, too! Tracie has such awesome ideas on her blog. Here are a few I know you’ll love:
I love the idea of making your own Self-Watering Planter! Such a great idea!
And, don’t you think you need some Bacon Wrapped Potato Fries at your next BBQ? I do!
And, she has a super clever idea for DIY Garden Markers! So easy!
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What are YOUR favorite Summer recipes?
LZ Cathcart@ The Summery Umbrella says
Yum! What a great way to have a sweet snack or dessert for a picnic! You wouldn’t have to worry about the hassle of plates and forks, and they are ridiculously cute 🙂
Strawberry cookies are so yummy.I love your idea of making these cupcakes with strawberries.