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There's More Than One Way To Shortcake A Strawberry

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Strawberry shortcake is one of America's favorite summertime desserts, and it's easy to understand why. It has all the right components of a truly great recipe: fresh summer strawberries (a food everyone must experience before they die), biscuits or cake (two champions of baking), and whipped cream. Lots of whipped cream.

The strawberry shortcake is put together in a great messy stack that gives us just the excuse we need to dig in with no reservations. It's basically the sweet representation of what summer freedom is all about. The classic strawberry shortcake couldn't disappoint even the greediest of sugar freaks, but twists on the classic are even more amazing. And we found more than 10 of those for you guys.

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