Summer Sweet Tooth Satisfaction: Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

This decadent cake will satisfy the most demanding sweet tooth. 

Ingredients

2 quarts strawberries, halved
6 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons chopped mint, plus leaves for garnish
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
2 vanilla cakes, baked to package instructions and cooled

Directions

1.In a medium pot combine strawberries, sugar, salt and chopped
mint and let sit 15-20 minutes on low heat.

2.Whip together the heavy cream, vanilla extract and powdered sugar to soft peaks.

3.Place one cake layer on a cake stand, top with whipped cream and then cooled strawberries. Repeat with remaining layer. Garnish with mint.