Saturday, June 3rd | 10:00am-11:45am | Summertime Strawberry Shortcake

When strawberry harvest season begins in Western New York, that means summertime is just around the corner. Grow your own or take a morning to go strawberry picking at one of the region's many local fruit farms! And of course, pick or purchase a couple quarts because it is hard to get home without eating them all. In this class, you will learn to make a delicious strawberry shortcake with homemade whipped cream.

Please note: In advance of class, please preheat your oven to 425℉.

Ingredients needed:
4 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 sticks butter
1 tablespoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups of milk
1 pint of heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg
1 quart + 1 pint of strawberries

Equipment needed:
Measuring cups and spoons
1 large mixing bowl
1 medium mixing bowl
1 electric mixer or whisk
Large spoon
Rubber spatula
Cutting board
Baking sheet
Parchment paper (optional)
Food processor (optional)

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent by 9:00 AM the day of the class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Bobbie Gluck's love for baking was first inspired by a Greek bakeshop in her hometown of Plattsburgh. She traveled to Europe as a young woman, studying in Salamanca, Spain, and exploring the flavors of bakeries in Spain, France, Italy, and more. She baked professionally for 25 years in a small town bakery. Bobbie now enjoys raising her children, flower farming, baking for pleasure for family and friends, and spending time in creative pursuits at her farmhouse on the west side of Rochester.

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