Strawberry Shortcake with Thyme and Whipped Cream
Strawberry Shortcake with Thyme and Whipped Cream
  • prep: 50 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    This impressive, summery, thyme-scented layer cake is easier to pull off than it looks. The genoise-style sponge cake is made with melted butter for a more tender, flavorful base.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
    • 8 large eggs
    • 1 3/4 cups sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 6 thyme sprigs
    • 1 pound strawberries, hulled, halved or quartered if large, divided
    • 2 cups heavy cream
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • Baby strawberries (optional) and thyme sprigs (for serving)
    • 2 (8-inch) springform pans, preferably light-colored

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 727 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 86.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 27 g 137%
    • Trans Fat: 5 g %
    • Cholesterol: 172 mg 57.28%
    • Sodium: 309 mg 12.87%
    • Calcium: 80 mg 7.98%
    • Potassium: 165 mg 4.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.66%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 55 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.22%
    • Sugar: 36 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 45.56%
    • Vitamin C 49.02%
    • Vitamin D 8.55%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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