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Simple Strawberry Shortcakes

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Ingredients
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Spongecake shells 2 (baker's)
  Strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cointreau 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon orange juice in center of each shell. Refrigerate the shells, covered, until ready to use.
2. In small bowl, combine remaining juice with strawberries and sugar; mix gently. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour.
3. Divide the strawberries equally into the shells. Pour over any remaining liquid.
4. Whip cream just until stiff; fold in Cointreau. Spoon over strawberries. Serve immediately, garnished with whole strawberries, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Kids, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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