Strawberry and Vanilla Cream Shortcakes

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Preparation info
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in
Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

  • About

This is the Paramount version of an American classic that is based around a crumbly cake or biscuit, fruit and whipped cream. My version uses a nutty meringue cake that has a soft, light texture - it carries the sweetness of ripe, tropical strawberries and the richness of vanilla cream fabulously well. If you ever come across them, use the alpine strawberries grown around Orange in New South Wales. Their season is extremely short - around April and May - and supply is minimal but they are v