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Strawberry Shortcake With a Twist...

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I recently had a request for strawberry shortcake for a party.  I think about strawberry shortcake and get flashes about dry store-bought angel food cake, cool whip, and strawberries; all of which seem to be a recurring nightmare in my neck of the woods.  I am not a cool whip girl, it freaks me out.  Plus the whole angel food cake thing lacks texture and flavor and moisture...

With all this on my mind, I got a little crazy.  Okay, maybe a lot crazy, and I whipped up a glorious version that will take your taste buds to new heights.  I started with an almost pound cake make from scratch with farm fresh eggs.  Then I added homemade vanilla pastry cream to the mix, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream piped onto the cake for frosting.

It was to die for.

And I ate a lot of it.

I am NOT telling you how much of it I ate, but I will say this, it makes a wonderful weekend morning breakfast...

This is what hot yoga is for: getting rid of strawberry shortcake thighs!

This recipe has a lot …