Monday, June 25, 2012

-Fourth of July Berry Shortcakes-

 Wow..I can't  believe it is  almost the fourth of July...are you going to a party? Well I know I am and cant wait! Celebrating fourth of  July has to be a favorite with the little ones..they LOVE  the fireworks cookouts and getting together with the family....of course so do I ..

This recipe to me is all about the fourth red, white, blue & adorable stars out of puff pastry & real whip cream this is so yummy & also pretty if your the one bringing a dessert this year this is the perfect one!!!!

-Fourth of July Berry Short Cakes-

1- pkg puff pasty
1- pint fresh raspberries
1-pint fresh blueberries
1-container 6- oz frozen strawberries
1-pint whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar and more for dusting counter
                                                                Preheat oven to 400

 Thaw puff pastry & Strawberries over night in the refrigerator, the next morning dust with powdered sugar  a cool hard surface and unfold  dough...  ,using a star cookie cutter ..cut out shapes until no dough remains. Place  stars on a cookie sheet and back until golden brown. Set strawberries aside until your stars are baked.

Pour your whipping cream in a chilled mixing bowl then add a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and whip for two minutes or until firm peeks form.

Place a spoon full of strawberries & juice on a plate, next 2-3  puff pastry stars then whipped cream and blueberries..continuing layering another 2-3 puff pasty stars top with raspberries, and more whipped cream then another star....HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!!

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