Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

These charming, petite, portable shortcakes are an ideal treat for family get-togethers, parties, BBQs, bridal showers or even an afternoon tea. They are very easy to put together and the secret is to place fresh sliced berries in between the frosting—the sweetness from the frosting serves as the sugar for these luscious cakes so no macerating…

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Macerate: A Berry By Any Other Name Is Always Sweeter…

Most of us know what marinating is, but what is macerating? It’s a simple, similar process, but the “soak subject” is always fruit. Macerating is the process of soaking fruit in sugar, juice, wine or herbs—and or the combination. Macerating softens and sweetens the fruit and also imparts a flavor of not only sweetness, but…

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