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strawberry shortcake in a jar
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5 from 2 votes

Strawberry Shortcake

Fun individual strawberry shortcake dessert in mini mason jars.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shortcake, strawberry, whipped cream
Servings: 4
Calories: 2268kcal


  • 1 lb Angel Food Cake or Pound cake
  • 1 lb Strawberries
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 cup cold Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Powdered Sugar


  • Reserve 4 strawberries for garnish.
  • Remove stems and cut up remaining strawberries and put in medium bowl.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and allow to sit for at least 30 minutes.
  • Cut cake into 1" cubes.
  • Combine heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla. Whip until stiff peaks form to make this Homemade Whipped Cream.
  • Transfer to zippered bag and place in freezer for 15 minutes.
  • Clip corner of bag to allow for piping.
  • In each jar layer cake, then strawberries, then whip cream and then repeat these layers.
  • Take reserved strawberries and use for garnish on each jar.



Calories: 2268kcal | Carbohydrates: 340g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 91g | Saturated Fat: 55g | Cholesterol: 326mg | Sodium: 2414mg | Potassium: 1485mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 193g | Vitamin A: 3553IU | Vitamin C: 268mg | Calcium: 608mg | Iron: 3mg