Here is a new twist to a summer favorite, the classic strawberry shortcake dessert. Strawberry season is just around the corner so get set to go strawberry picking. Fill your buckets with sweet juicy strawberries and bring home enough to make this yummy dessert. You will need about 2 lbs. of strawberries to make the Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Recipe by

A sweet change to the traditional biscuit, this recipe starts with a moist cake and layers in soft cream cheese between the fresh strawberries. The strawberry shortcake is easy to assemble in tall glasses or canning jars and makes a perfect Mother’s Day or Bridal Shower dessert. I am sharing this fancy treat with you with permission from Cooking Classy, an online food blog filled with creative recipes. Click the button below to view and print the complete recipe with the list of ingredients and directions.

This recipe uses 2 pounds of fresh strawberries which is about 5 cups of sliced berries. Of course you can buy your strawberries at your local market or for more of an adventure you can go strawberry picking. U-Pick Farm Locator is here to help you find U-Pick Strawberry Farms in your state. Click on over to the U-Pick Directory and search for strawberry farms near you. We recommend before you go strawberry picking to plan how many fresh berries you want to bring home. You will want enough to eat fresh, make your favorite desserts and maybe can some jam or freeze to enjoy this winter.