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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe From Sunshine Seasons In Epcot

strawberry shortcake

Craving something sweet? What about a strawberry shortcake?

This delicious dessert can be found at Sunshine Seasons inside The Land in Epcot but until we can go to the parks again, why not make it at home!

We have the recipe and is super easy, so let’s start baking!


  • 2 quarts of fresh strawberries
  • 1 sponge cake sheet
  • 1 quart of whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup of strawberry glaze


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 3/4 cup of all purpose flour or 1 cup of cake flour
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • Powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Line pan sheet with cooking parchment paper, aluminum foil or waxed paper
  • Spray with pan spray
  • In a small bowl, beat eggs using an electric mixer on high speed for about 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored
  • Pour the eggs into a medium bowl and gradually add in granulated sugar
  • Beat in water and vanilla on low speed
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt gradually until the batter is smooth
  • Pour the mixture into a pan and bake for 12-15 minutes
  • Once is done, immediately loosen cake from edges of pan and turn upside down onto a towel sprinkled with powdered sugar
  • Carefully remove paper towel
  • Trim off stiff edges if necessary
  • Let it cool down on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes


  • Wash and dry the strawberries
  • Remove the stems and cut them in half lengthwise
  • Prepare the whipped cream by placing the whipping cream in a mixer on high speed, whip for about 1-2 minutes
  • Add powdered sugar and keep whipping until it forms stiff peaks
  • Grab the sponge cake and cut it into three layers vertically
  • Lay one layer of the sponge cake inside a 8×12 rectangular cake frame
  • Top with whipped cream and strawberries
  • Repeat the same process 3 times
  • Remove cake from the frame and ice it’s sides with more whipped cream
  • Garnish with split strawberries and drizzle strawberry glaze

And done! Now you can enjoy your strawberry shortcake with your family!

Credit: The Mouse For Less

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