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Strawberry Festival Shortcake


It’s that time of year again for the strawberry festival. The Florida strawberry festival in Plant City started on March 3 and is running through the weekend until march 13. We’re attending the festival tomorrow, but I couldn’t wait to get some good old-fashioned strawberry shortcake. Strawberries are very cheap now because they are in season. I went out and got a large 2 lb package for a steal of a deal. There are also still lots of u-pick farms in the area where you can get as many berries as you want for very little money. For more information on u-pick farms, visit PickYourOwn.org.

Here is my quick and easy recipe for strawberry shortcake using buttermilk biscuits. I made my berries boozy by adding a little homemade wine, but you can add any liquor, liqueur, or wine you have on hand that sounds good to you. I added some fresh whipped cream, and that’s it. It’s too easy. You can can find my recipe for strawberry shortcake on my personal blog, Eclectic Recipes.

Here are the Festival Details:

The festival is today, March 3 through March 13. Gates open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The address is 303 N. Lemon St., Plant City, Florida.

Tickets purchased in advance at area Sweetbay Supermarkets are $8 for ages 13 and older and $4 for ages 6 to 12. Gate prices are $10 and $5, respectively. Children 5 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult.

For more information visit: Florida Strawberry Festival or call  (813) 754-1996.

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