Thursday, June 28, 2007

Red, White and Blue Dessert

I thought this would be fitting for this week, and also 'fun'. The finished, layered look is cute, too. Anyway, here's the recipe. Enjoy and have a great 4th of July weekend!

2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
2 quarts strawberries, sliced, divided
2 quarts blueberries, divided

In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and extracts until fluffy. Fold in the whipped cream. Place a third of the mixture in a 4 quart bowl. Reserve 20 strawberry slices and 1/2 cup of blueberries for garnish. Layer half of the remaining strawberries and blueberries over cream mixture. Top with another third of the cream mixture and the remaining berries. Spread remaining cream mixture on top. Use reserved strawberries and blueberries to make an American flag on top.

Yield: 18 servings

3 comments:

Janai Fuentes said...

These look like good recipes to try out!(BTW, what happened to Karisse? She is the only person on this blog that I know!)

~Janai Marie~

Abbie Sikma said...

Janai,
I don't know what happened to Karisse! I think they are on vacation so I don't know when she'll be back.

Janai Fuentes said...

Ok, thanks Abbie.