Harrison made the mistake of telling me we’re going to a cookout when I visit him in Philly in three weeks, which means I’ve already started planning out what I’m going to bring (he volunteered me to make dessert—my favorite!). The party’s a few days before the Fourth of July, so I really want to whip up something that screams all-American.
And when it comes to sweets, is there anything more American than strawberry shortcake, cupcakes, cherry pie and S’mores? Here a few recipes that put a modern spin on these old-fashioned favorites:
Harrison has already cast his vote for strawberry shortcake, but which of these do you think would be the biggest crowd-pleaser?