Saturday, June 30, 2012

Canada Day Cake


What You Need

1 pkg. (298 g) prepared pound cake, cut into 12 slices
2 cups boiling water
2 pkg. (85 g each) Jell-O Strawberry Jelly Powder
3 cupsice cubes
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries, divided
2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping

Make It

COVER bottom of 13x9-inch dish with cake slices; set aside.
ADD boiling water to jelly powders in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice cubes; stir 3 to 5 min. or until ice is melted. Remove any unmelted ice. Stir in 1 cup strawberries; pour over cake. Refrigerate 15 min. Cover with Cool Whip.
REFRIGERATE 4 hours or until jelly is firm. Arrange remaining berries over dessert to resemble the Canadian flag. 
 kitchens tips
You can also quick-set the jelly using frozen sliced strawberries. Dissolve the jelly powders in boiling water as directed. Add 1 cup each frozen strawberries and ice cubes; stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Remove any unmelted ice. Continue as directed, decorating with 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries.
How to Decorate Dessert
Using a toothpick, trace a maple leaf pattern on top of dessert. Place a strawberry slice on each leaf point, then fill in the leaf with remaining strawberries.

1 comment:

  1. The 'Canada Day' cake will be coming to my table on 'Independence Day' my theme this year is 'Compound invades Canada' .
    Lua ya ....PIC


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