"One of my favorite summer desserts! This was perfectly light and delicious; love this cake so much!"
strawberries sugar flour baking powder baking soda salt heavy cream vanilla powdered sugar
Combine strawberries and sugar in a small mixing bowl. Refrigerate covered until ready to serve. A syrup will develop over time.
In a medium mixing bowl or stand mixer, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt.
Gradually blend in heavy cream and vanilla until combined and no longer crumbly.
Bake 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
In a medium mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gradually add in powdered sugar until just combined.
Slice shortcake into squares or use a cookie or biscuit cutter to create shapes.
Top with a scoop of whipped cream and strawberry topping.