Strawberry-Banana Nutella ShortcakeBrooke McLay
Quick! You’ve got a handful of days before a Memorial Day menu is supposed to materialize. What’ll you be serving? Whether you’re a tried-and-true traditionalist, or a host who looks forward to serving new, innovative fare at each years party, you’ll want to serve up a bit of this quick, to-die tasty Strawberry Banana Shortcake. It’s a simple twist on a summertime favorite. Fresh, easy, and delectable.
- 8 slices angel food cake
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 16 strawberries, slices
- 2 bananas, sliced
- 1/2 cup nutella, warmed slightly in the microwave
- Whipped Cream
Heat a cast-iron pan or griddle to medium heat. Spread the butter onto both sides of each slice of shortcake. Toast the angel food cake on the heated griddle until golden brown. Spread warmed nutella on top of toasted angel food cake, top with strawberries and bananas, a second slice of angel food cake, then top with whipped cream and a few more strawberries and bananas. Serve immediately.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVING IDEA: Add a handful of blueberries to the recipe for a beautiful, simple, red-white-and-blue dessert!