Thursday, June 16th | 6:00pm-7:45pm | Summer 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, students will learn to make a delicious strawberry shortcake with homemade whipped cream.

Ingredients Needed:
- 4 c. flour
- 1 c. sugar
- 1 sticks butter
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 3/4 c. milk
- 1 pt. heavy cream
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 3 egg
- 1 qt. + 1 pt. strawberries

Equipment Needed:
- measuring cups and spoons
- 1 large mixing bowl 
- 1 medium mixing bowl
- 1 electric mixer or whisk
- knife, fork, large spoon
- rubber spatula
- cutting board
- baking sheet
- parchment paper (optional)
- food processor (optional)

Please note: Students should preheat their ovens to 425°F at the beginning of class. 

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent by 5pm the day of the class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you prefer a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Bobbie Gluck's love for baking was inspired originally by a Greek bakeshop in her hometown of Plattsburgh. She traveled Europe as a young woman, studying in Salamanca, Spain, exploring the flavors of bakeries in Spain, France, Italy, and more.  She baked professionally for twenty five 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 westside of Rochester.

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