Nothing says summer like the blooms on my strawberry plants here in Ohio. When they ripen in late May-early June they are the sweetest berries you’ve ever tasted. I also enjoy berries in late February from my dome garden here in NW Ohio. There are a few varieties I know I can trust a harvest from. These sweet treats are easy to make and perfect for your next summer gathering, picnic, or date night.
Strawberry Shortcake Pancake Recipe
This is a super sweet treat for breakfast so be prepared to be energized! I recommend serving this up on a summer day after picking fresh berries. You will also want to check out my whip cream recipes to dish up on top. Don’t forget if you are in a hurry you can cheat and use boxed pancake mix.
This is a recipe I’ve been using for years from fresh homegrown strawberries in my home kitchen!
Fun Facts About The Strawberry
- Strawberries are super easy to grow.. check out my post on how to!
- The American Indians would crush berries and mix it with cornmeal and bake them into bread long before the colonists arrived. The Colonists developed their own version of the recipe that was later known as Strawberry Shortcake.
- Strawberry Shortcake parties were popular in the 1850s to celebrate the coming of summerr
- Medieval stonemasons would carve strawberry designs on altars and around the tops of pillars in cathedrals representing perfection and righteousness.
- The only fruit with seeds on the outside rather than the inside is the strawberry which is also a member of the rose family.
- The first strawberry hybrid “Hudson” was developed in the USA in 1780. link:https://web.extension.illinois.edu/strawberries/history.cfm
Thank you for checking out this recipe today!
More Summer Recipes
If you enjoy this recipe you might want to check out a few other post featuring summer fruit desserts and other recipes.
In today’s post, we are cooking up the super greens via Ronzoni pasta. Featured in the content on this page find the Summer Fresh Herbs and Vegetable Rotini
Short on Words – but mouth watering images of this yummy Fresh Mix Salsa Recipe I am sharing with you today.