Strawberry Shortcake with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Strawberry Shortcake with Bourbon Whip Cream Final

I hope everyone is having a wonderful week! We are still having odd weather where it is nice one day and the next it drops 20 degrees. Plus a lot of rain with flood warnings. Luckily last Sunday we had a beautiful day where Greg and I got out to play a round of disc golf. Then we had a relaxing afternoon on the patio listening to music and just hanging out. Something that does not happen too often. Overall it was one of those perfect weather-days that you do not want to end!

After making the Slow-Cooked Bourbon Chicken, I had bourbon left over and wanted to make a few other recipes. We love strawberry short cake so I decided to make my own whipped cream adding bourbon to make it more fun! This is such a simple recipe that is perfect really for any occasion!

Shortbread, angel cake, or your favorite cake
Strawberries, Sliced

1 Cup Heavy Cream
1 – 2 tsp Sugar
1 – 2 tbsp Bourbon
1 tsp Vanilla

To make the whipped cream, add the heavy cream to a glass bowl and using a hand mixer, mix until stiff peaks form. Then fold in sugar, bourbon, and vanilla to your taste. Use immediately.

Strawberry Shortcake with Bourbon Whip Cream  closeup picture

For other toppings for strawberry shortcake or other desserts:
Strawberry Shortcake with Chocolate Whipped Topping final picture
Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Chocolate Topping
Strawberry Shortcake with Bourbon Strawberry Sauce final picture
Strawberry Shortcake with Bourbon Strawberry Sauce


    1. Ha ha. Yes I take the pictures. And I take them quickly so we can enjoy the dessert. Tonight I made a strawberry sauce with bourbon. I will post in a day or two. I am trying to find different recipes for the bourbon. I am more of a white or dry red wines.

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