Recipe by Cool Whip®
"Salute the red, white and blue with this layered dessert studded with fresh blueberries and strawberries."
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1 1/2 cups
2 pkg. (4 serving size)
JELL-O Brand Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1 (10.75 ounce) loaf
pound cake, cut into 10 slices
1 1/3 cups
2 (8 ounce) packages
PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) tub
COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
I'm not a real fan of strawberry shortcake so I wasn't sure I'd like this recipe. BOY WAS I WRONG!! The addition of Jell-O and cream cheese and sweet blueberries really makes this dish awesome. Your guests WILL rave (mine did) and will eat a much bigger piece than you think....!!
It was a pretty dessert to take to a Memorial Day picnic. It was good but I wouldn't crave it and I prefer the sugar cookie version better.
thanks for the base idea for a wonderful cake! i nixed the jello altogether because i'm really not a big fan. i laid the pound cake in the bottom of the pan, and topped with a handful of blueberries, raspberries, and diced strawberries. then i poured over a can of blueberrie pie filling. then the cheesecake mixture, topped with the fresh fruit flag. TO DIE FOR!!! it's a 4th of july tradition!
I made a similar version of this cake 10 years ago. However, it didn't have Jello on the bottom. Instead, you used 2 layers of Pound Cake(or personal preference) with a layer in the middle of vanilla custard or pudding that had pureed blueberries and strawberries in it. Yum! The kids really seemed to like this version with the Jello though. Easier to make then the other one.
The yello taste was overwhelming, didn't taste the cheese cake part, but it looks very pretty for the occasion!
So yummy! I've made this twice for holidays. Turns out every time. So much praise for so little effort. Tasted as good as it looked.
I am not someone to bake/cook a whole lot but I can honestly say that I made this and it came out great. I followed the directions exactly and brought it to a Memorial Day party. I got great reviews and I was really happy with the way it turned out. Next time I may try to do sugar free jello, sugar free cool whip and light cream cheese....
Yummy! I made this for the 4th of July. Everyone loved it. It lasted maybe an hour once I put it out. It was great. I'd Make it for other occassions too I'll just change the way I decorate the top
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