Traeger Kitchen


Strawberry Shortcake

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

50 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Say hello to your new favorite summertime dessert. Fresh-baked vanilla cake gets layered with strawberries and light and fluffy whipped cream for the perfect sweet finish to your Traeger dinner.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 1 5/8 Cup sugar

  • 6 Large eggs

  • 1 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 2 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 3/4 Cup milk

  • 4 Cup sliced strawberries

  • fresh mint leaves

  • 1 Medium orange, zested

  • 3 Cup heavy cream

  • 1/4 Cup powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    Grill350 ˚F
  • 2

    Grease a 10 inch cake pan and set aside. Place butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed until the mixture lightens in color and looks fluffy. Add eggs one at a time until combined.
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, room temperature

    • 1 1/2 Cup sugar

    • 6 Large eggs

  • 3

    In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder.
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt

    • 2 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder

  • 4

    Combine vanilla and milk in a small bowl.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

    • 3/4 Cup milk

  • 5

    With mixer running on low, add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter, then 1/3 of the milk, alternating until all have been added. Wait between each addition making sure they are fully incorporated before moving onto the next.
  • 6

    Scoop batter into the cake pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Place cake pan directly on the grill grate and bake cake for approximately 50 to 60 minutes. Remove from grill and set aside to cool.
    Grill350 ˚F
  • 7

    In another bowl, mix together the strawberries, mint, sugar and orange zest. Reserve. Whip the heavy cream and sugar, and set aside.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Cup sliced strawberries

    • 2 Tablespoon sugar

    • To Taste fresh mint leaves

    • 1 Medium orange, zested

    • 3 Cup heavy cream

    • 1/4 Cup powdered sugar

  • 8

    When cake is ready to use, flip upside down to remove from the cake pan and slice horizontally into 3 equal rounds.
  • 9

    On the bottom round, spread half of the whipped cream and top with half of the strawberry mixture.
  • 10

    Place the middle round on top and place the other half of the whipped cream and top with the other 1/2 of the strawberry mixture.
  • 11

    Place the third round on top and dust with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

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