Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Who doesn’t love Strawberry Shortcake?

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No, not that Strawberry Shortcake. Although, she is awfully cute!

I’m talking about this Strawberry Shortcake.

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This soft, crumbly and slightly creamy biscuit “cake” filled with fresh, ripe and juicy strawberries and dreamy pillows of lightly sweetened whipped cream is the quintessential summertime dessert.  Doesn’t it look fabulous? The only downside to this luscious treat is that it isn’t the easiest thing in the world to eat at a party.  In fact, under those circumstances, it can be downright messy.  A whipped cream mustache with strawberry juice dripping down your chin isn’t really a good look for anyone, especially if you’re over the age of six!

So, what if I told you that you could still enjoy all the deliciousness of strawberry shortcake in a neat, self-contained and incredibly delicious little package?  You can – if you make these Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes.  Imagine!  A fluffy little vanilla cupcake, filled with a fresh strawberry gelée and topped with a decadently rich strawberry mascarpone frosting.  No muss, no fuss. read more >>

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