• Pastry

    Caramel Apple Shortcake

    It’s September, and that means something very exciting: apples!!! I love apples. And apple orchards. And salted caramel. So…when I dreamed up this Caramel Apple Shortcake I got to work on it *immediately!*

    Caramel Apple Shortcake
  • Cream Puffs

    Strawberry Shortcake Cream Puffs

    One thing there is never a shortage of at my house during strawberry season is strawberry shortcake. I used the term “shortcake” widely, applying to virtually any type of cake with whipped cream and berries. With the beginning of strawberry season upon us (in Texas, anyway!), I celebrated with these Strawberry Shortcake Cream Puffs.

    Strawberry Shortcake Cream Puff

  • Cake,  Layer Cake

    Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake

    I recently posted about how Pineapple Upside Down Cake was always on the table for Mother’s Day, since it was one of my Grandma’s favorites. For Father’s Day, we always had strawberry shortcake for my Grandpa. The shortcakes consisted of those little yellow cakes you can buy in packages at the grocery store, chopped strawberries (mixed with a bit of sugar), and Cool Whip. (In my case, an *obscene* amount of Cool Whip.) This Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake is my nod to those strawberry shortcakes that are engrained in my memory as a Father’s Day tradition.