Strawberry Banana Short Cakes

Happy Thursday Everyone!

Thursday is one day closer to the beautiful weekend!  How are you enjoying your day so far?  I am off to a coffee meeting with Ryan’s sister Krista, so mine is starting off very well :)

Yesterday I picked up some organic strawberries on sale and they are so good! Nothing beats a sweet, fresh, organic berry.  Just so full of flavour!  I thought it would be nice to make some strawberry muffins yesterday, a little concoction I put together by adding strawberries to this muffin recipe found on!

I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All- Purpose Baking Flour for the base and the Strawberries substituted for the apple sauce. these muffins are like mini cakes!



What better way to eat them than with Banana Soft Serve and sliced strawberries to make a delish Strawberry Shortcake!


Banana Soft Serve:

2 frozen banana
1/2 can organic coconut milk
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Add all ingredients to the food processor or blender and watch the soft serve appear!

So creamy, smooth and perfectly sweet!  I could live off of this stuff!


We ate these while we watched the movie Leap Year ;)  I am a sucker for Romantic Comedies and thought this one was really cute.

**Tip – Soak your berries in a bath of water and All Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash for 5 – 10 minutes before eating.  Apparently berries hide dirt and bacteria in there little groves ;)  You can get some great veggie wash here!

I use fruit and veggie wash for all my produce!

Do you love Strawberries?  What is your favourite berry?  Do you use Fruit and Veggie Wash?

Have a great day!


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13 Responses to “Strawberry Banana Short Cakes”

  1. Heather (Heather's Dish) May 13, 2010 at 5:25 pm #

    YUM! i love strawberries…definitely my favorite because they’re the perfect texture and balance of sweet and tart!


  2. Heather (Where's the Beach) May 13, 2010 at 6:03 pm #

    OMG those muffins look absolutely delish! I LOVE strawberries. My favorite fruit of all times. MMMM


  3. Bekah - runtrackmind May 13, 2010 at 7:35 pm #

    I love strawberries, but now knowing their dirty little secrets I am not sure anymore. ;)
    Guess I will have to get some bubble bath for those tarts.
    .-= Bekah – runtrackmind´s last blog ..Yoga Pose May =-.


  4. Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly May 13, 2010 at 7:54 pm #

    Those looks great…but then again nothing you ever make looks bad! haha!
    .-= Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly´s last blog ..Free Advice =-.


  5. Melissa May 13, 2010 at 9:11 pm #

    Oh I love berries..all of them. Yet, I have a special place in my heart for blueberries:)
    I love those little cakes…yum! love the strawberry on top..too cute!
    Yum..coconut milk softserve with strawberries..delish:)
    .-= Melissa´s last blog ..Salad ingredient found in the back of the fridge:) =-.


  6. Leah May 13, 2010 at 10:39 pm #

    I LOVE strawberries! Those muffins look so awesome!

    I think blackberries are my favorite. Back when I still had my horse, there were blackberry bushes in the fields. I would stand there with him and pick them in the summer (yes, my horse picked berries too). Thats probably why I love them so much.
    .-= Leah´s last blog ..Oh the power of suggestion =-.


  7. Danielle (Coffee Run) May 14, 2010 at 1:57 am #

    Kris! I was glad to see your comment :) I feel (well, I know) I’ve been missing out on everyone’s blog!

    I love strawberries too :D But it’s hard to find organic berries over here & just knowing that they’re #1 on the dirty dozen list…I’m usually taunted by them and have to pass them up.
    .-= Danielle (Coffee Run)´s last blog ..Home sweet home =-.


  8. May 14, 2010 at 2:46 am #

    GLUTEN FREE!!! oh i luv u so much more!!! hehe. that looks so fabulous!!! wowza
    .-=´s last blog ..How Skinny People Stay Skinny =-.


  9. Kristie May 14, 2010 at 2:59 am #

    Great berry washing tidbit, though I don’t have the patience to do anything more than rinse them quickly under running water… if that! Terrible I know haha. But they’re just so darn good I have to gobble em up right away. I’m a berry addict. Love em ALL, though straw, blue and rasps take the cake. That’s nearly all of them isn’t it ;)
    .-= Kristie´s last blog ..Breakfast Battles and Baking Biz =-.


  10. Jessica Lee May 14, 2010 at 4:14 am #

    I’ve never used veggie wash before. I’ll admit, sometimes I just eat things w/o washing it like a few grapes here and there. Or I’ll just rub my apple on my shirt. I know its not good but meh…I’m still kicking :)

    I LOVE strawberries. That muffin looks great!!


  11. shannonmarie May 14, 2010 at 5:04 pm #

    I was allergic to strawberries when I was little, so I am going to wait a while before introducing them to Hayden. Thank goodness I outgrew it, as strawberries are one of my faves. They are lovely in muffins, and that banana n’ice cream is a perfect pairing :-)


  12. Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) May 15, 2010 at 3:47 pm #

    I have been loving strawberries lately. We picked them last Saturday and I have literally eatin’ 2 gallons in one week! Your muffins look delicious!
    .-= Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen)´s last blog ..Celebrating National Salad Month! =-.



  1. Kylie Batt - May 24, 2010

    Логично, я согласен…

    Yesterday I picked up some organic strawberries on sale and they are so good! Nothing beats […….

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