Top 5 Shortcake Recipes to Enjoy With Your Fizz

24th July 2021

Strawberry Cocktail

Are you looking for something delicious to pair with your drinks? Read the article to know the best shortcake recipes that you will love to enjoy while drinking Champagne or any other beverage.

Shortcakes are mouth-watering desserts. They are a kind of crumbly bread that is leavened with baking soda or baking powder. Usually, shortcakes are less dense and more crunchy to eat. This texture makes it a perfect match for sparkling wine or Champagne. If you want to pair your drinks with any dessert, believe me, shortcakes can be the best pick. You can find these sweet cakes or biscuits in different flavors and variations. Let’s go through the recipes below that you might prefer while enjoying drinks with your family or friends or even by yourself.

1. Strawberry Shortcake

To prepare this delicious dessert, the ingredients needed are all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cold butter, egg, lightly beaten, sour cream or plain yogurt, milk, sliced fresh strawberries, and Sweetened Whipped Cream.

First, take a medium-sized bowl and add flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Combine them with butter and make a mixture that is similar to coarse crumbs. Take another small bowl and stir together milk, egg, and sour cream. Add it to the flour mixture. Keep stirring to moisten the mixture. Place dough into mounds. Preheat the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. When it’s golden brown, transfer it to the wire rack and cool completely.

Meanwhile, take a bowl and combine strawberries and sugar. Mash slightly if desired. Split shortcakes horizontally and add fillings of sweetened berries and whipped cream. Top with remaining berries and your strawberry shortcake is ready to serve.

2. Blueberry Shortcake

You will need all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cold butter (into small pieces), cold 2% milk, almond extract, blueberries, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, heavy cream, vanilla extract to prepare blueberry shortcake.

Prepare the same flour mixture as the strawberry shortcake without using the baking soda. After making the mixture into coarse crumbs, stir in the almond extract and milk. Mix well and put the dough into the baking pan. Bake in a preheated oven for 12-14 minutes. Take out the lightly browned cakes and leave them to cool.

Prepare a mixture of blueberries, lemon zest, lemon juice, and sugar in a small pot. After simmering for 6 minutes over medium heat, add some more blueberries to it. Add vanilla extract and sugar into the heavy cream. Spoon blueberries at the bottom half of the shortcakes and dollop them with heavy cream. Place the top half on it and your dessert is ready to enjoy.

3. Cherry-Berry Rich Shortcakes

The ingredients you require for this tasty delicacies are unsweetened blueberries (thawed), fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries{ thawed}, or sliced strawberries, fresh or frozen unsweetened pitted sweet cherries (thawed), sugar, packaged biscuit mix, ground nutmeg, or cinnamon, cold butter, light or whole milk, sugar, whipping cream, and vanilla.

First, take a bowl and add raspberries, cherries, blueberries, and sugar. Set the bowl aside and take another container to stir together nutmeg and biscuit mix. Add milk and stir until moistened. Place dough into a baking tray and flatten each mound into 3/4-inch thick. Sprinkle additional sugar. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. When it turns golden, take it out and place it on a wire rack for five minutes to cool.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, add sugar, and vanilla in the beaten whipped cream using an electric mixer until soft peaks form. split shortcakes in half horizontally when it’s still warm and spoon in the cream. Layer the cream with the fruit mixture and enjoy.

4. Tropical Ambrosia Shortcake

The ingredients you will need to prepare this sweet and delicious dessert are all-purpose flour, flaked coconut (toasted), granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cold butter, egg (lightly beaten), sour cream, milk, frozen whipped dessert topping (thawed), canned crushed pineapple (juice pack), strawberries, (hulled and quartered), kiwi (peeled, halved and sliced), canned mandarin oranges (drained), tiny marshmallow, and dry-roasted macadamia nuts (chopped).

To prepare this dish, first, combine flour, coconut, granulated sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Add butter and when the mixture looks like coarse crumbs, make a well in the center. Now, take another bowl and smooth egg, milk, and sour cream. Add it to the flour mixture and stir to moisten. Place the dough into mounds and bake. Take out when it turns golden after 12-15 minutes and cool.

Fold together crushed pineapple and whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate to assemble. Combine kiwi, oranges, strawberries, and marshmallows. Split your shortcakes and spoon half of the pineapple mixture at the bottom of the shortcake and layer with the fruit mixture. Add the top and layer it with the remaining pineapple mixture. Sprinkle nuts on it, and your dish is ready to enjoy.

5. Chocolate-Strawberry Shortcake Sliders

To make chocolate-strawberry shortcake sliders, prepare ingredients like sliced strawberries, all-purpose flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, salt, butter, beaten egg, milk, whipping cream, vanilla, and chocolate-flavored syrup (optional).

Take a bowl and combine sliced strawberries with sugar. Combine flour, cocoa powder, sugar, salt, and baking powder in another mixing bowl. To make the mixture like coarse crumbs, add butter. In a small bowl, add egg and milk and combine them with the flour mixture. Stir just until moist. Drop the dough into mounds. Bake for 5-7 minutes and cool slightly.

When it’s time to serve, split them horizontally in half. Take a chilled mixing bowl to beat whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla using an electric mixer until soft peaks form. spoon a little whipped cream at the bottom of the shortcake, and top with berry mixture. Then add shortcake tops and layer with remaining whipped cream. Drizzle with chocolate ice cream syrup. Serve immediately to taste it at its finest.

These recipes will taste fantastic with beverages like Champagne or wine. Their combination will delight you in any occasion or gathering. The pair will definitely make your celebration more flavorful, bubbly, and sweet and you will love to enjoy these shortcakes again and again.

Glass of Bubbly Content

Content shared by this account is either news shared free by third parties or sponsored (paid for) content from third parties. Please be advised that links to third party websites are not endorsed by Glass of Bubbly Ltd - Please do your own research before committing to any third party business promoted on our website.