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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Dairy Free Strawberry Shortcake With Balsamic Glazed Strawberries

The secret to delicious homemade strawberry shortcake is balsamic vinegar


 Strawberry shortcake is a family favorite summer dessert at my house. It is a simple recipe to make and I love that I can make it dairy-free. Ever since I discovered that a dairy allergy was the culprit to my out-of-control asthma, I have been learning how to make favorite recipes without milk ingredients. With just a few simple changes in ingredients, I am able to make a delicious strawberry shortcake that my whole family can enjoy. It may be allergy-friendly but it tastes just like the strawberry shortcake that I enjoyed as a kid. The last time I made this delicious plant-based dessert, my family ate it up quickly and there were no second servings for the next day. So next time I make this incredible dairy-free dessert, I will make sure to double the recipe.


Balsamic vinegar turns strawberries into sweet morsels of delight


 When you make this homemade dessert, make sure to use fresh strawberries and add a splash of balsamic vinegar for incredible flavor. The balsamic vinegar may sound strange but trust me on this one as it brings out a wonderful sweetness to the strawberries and it does not taste like vinegar. The balsamic also gives the sliced strawberries an enticing look. You may have remembered last year when I posted about my lemon frosted rosemary sugar cookies and how delicious these cookies were. My boys love these cookies and they are a favorite Christmas cookie. Get the recipe for the balsamic glazed strawberries HERE.



Homemade sweet biscuits are easy to make


 It is so easy to make the shortcakes for DIY strawberry shortcakes so do not buy those tasteless small sponge cakes at the store. You know the ones that I am talking about, those over-priced small shortcakes that are near the fresh strawberries in the produce section. My homemade sweet biscuits are so easy to make that my 10-year-old son can make them. If you have flour, butter(vegan butter), dairy-free milk, sugar, and baking powder, then you can whip up these delicious sweet cakes. If you don't have dairy issues, then you can use real butter and milk. Since this is a drop biscuit recipe, there is no need to roll out the dough. Go HERE to get the incredibly easy recipe for the sweet strawberry shortcake drop biscuits.


I love that there is a dairy-free whipped cream 


 I like to make my own homemade dairy-free whipped cream from a can of coconut milk but if you are short on time or forget to place the can of coconut milk in the fridge the night before, then store-bought dairy-free whipped cream is just as delicious. Look for dairy-free whipped cream in the freezer section or the dairy section of your grocery store. My store doesn't always carry the spray type of dairy-free whip topping so when I do find this topping, I will buy a can for my coffee. Homemade coconut cream is so easy to make as all you have to do is whip the coconut milk and add sugar. Get the recipe for my homemade dairy-free whipped cream HERE.


Three delicious recipes to make one delicious dairy-free dessert

 Here are the links to the recipes that you will need to make the Dairy-Free Strawberry Shortcake. I recommend making the sweet drop biscuits first so they have time to cool. While the biscuits are cooling, make the balsamic glazed strawberries, and then make the dairy-free topping. Just make sure to place the unopened can of coconut milk in the fridge for 8 hours or more. Then after making the recipes, it is time to assemble the strawberry shortcakes. Slice a sweet biscuit in half and then place some of the sweet sliced strawberries on the biscuit halves. Top the berries with some whipped topping and enjoy. You can use just one half of the biscuit or the full drop biscuit, depending on how many servings you want. My biscuit recipe makes 6-8 biscuits. If you need more servings than that, just double the recipes.


Here are the links to get the recipes to make this delicious dairy-free spring dessert.

Sweet Balsamic Strawberries 
https://www.momknowsbest.net/2019/03/sweet-balsamic-strawberries-for.html

Easy Sweet Drop Biscuits
https://www.momknowsbest.net/2019/03/easy-sweet-drop-biscuits-for-dairy-free.html

Homemade Vegan Coconut Whipped Cream
https://www.momknowsbest.net/2019/03/homemade-vegan-coconut-whipped-cream.html

Make sure to pin this delicious recipe on Pinterest




33 comments:

  1. Those strawberry shortcake look so delicious

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  2. This looks like an amazing dessert. I love strawberries, so I am excited to try this.

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  3. Oh yum! I love how rustic this recipe looks. I will definitely be making it.

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  4. This is such an awesome dessert. It is on the healthy side and is so tasty!

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  5. Beautiful photos and a lovely recipe. I can’t wait o try this. Seems to have become lactose sensitive in the last few years

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  6. Since going to pick all our strawberries, we have been eating so much strawberry shortcake. This is such a wonderful recipe and I am sure it absolutely delicious.

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  7. This looks amazing. Strawberry shortcake is my favorite dessert. It's been a while since I've had it though. I definitely want to try this.

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  8. Tara, you are so creative! I really like that it is dairy free. Using balsamic glaze is so palatable.

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  9. looks very delicious! i would very much like to eat this dessert right now

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  10. Strawberry shortcake is one of my favorite summer desserts. I could eat it year round. I haven't tried using a balsamic glaze before.

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  11. This is one of my favorite desserts, it looks really delicious. I am going to make this recipe for the kids, thank you!

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  12. This looks so delicious, a perfect summer dessert. I never thought about adding balsamic vinegar on strawberries.

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  13. The desert looks amazing I love the strawberry on it. But I agree with Joanna even never knew about adding balsamic vingegar on strawberries.

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  14. This looks really amazing!! Would love to give it a try!

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  15. I love everything dairy free right now and this seriously sounds incredible. I may have to try to make this for a summer treat.

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  16. PErfect...i mean just loved it...This recipe seems quite easy to make and looks so delicious and tasty..Thanks for sharing the recipe..Gonna try it as soon as possible...

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  17. oh this looks amazing. we love strawberry shortcake. i will have to make it soon

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  18. I don't think I've tried this before but that looks absolutely delicious! I'm sure the kids would love this.

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  19. YUM! I LOVE shortcake, but add balsamic and EXTRA YUMMY!

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  20. Oh my! I love strawberry shortcake and I am lactose intolerance. This is great for me!

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  21. I am vegan so dairy free recipes are so great to find. I will use your ideas for desserts like this one.

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  22. Strawberry Shortcake is one of my favorite deserts! Never tried them with balsamic glaze strawberries! Sounds amazing.

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  23. I'm loving that this recipe is dairy free as my daughter is lactose intolerant. Strawberries taste so good with a balsamic vinegar.

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  24. Thanks for sharing this kinda guilt free strawberry shortcake recipe.. Yum!

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  25. Your recipe of strawberry shortcake sounds amazing! I'm excited to try this out!

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  26. I'll have my wife copy this recipe. Thanks for the balsamic vinegar tip. I'll keep this in mind.

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  27. That looks so good! I love having fresh strawberries with sugar. I would love to try that next time. -LYNNDEE

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  28. We love making strawberry shortcake, especially when we pick strawberries in the summer. Sounds like a wonderful recipe.

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  29. That dessert looks really delicious. Then again, any dessert with strawberries is going to be a big hit.

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  30. Strawberry shortcake is ultimate treat any day. I love this I will try once strawberries are in season.

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  31. Mmmmm... How inviting this strawberry shortcake looks! It's everything I need!

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  32. That strawberry shortcake made me drool while reading this post. Definitely a must try! I guess I will trying this out. Now I am craving for some!

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