Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Simply Sensational Strawberry Shortcake

Simply Sensational Strawberry Shortcake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Stand: 1 hour 5 minutes
Makes 8 servings

  • 1 1/4 cups milk, divided
  • 1/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S Sour Cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose baking mix
  • 1  package (3.4-serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1  tub (8 ounces) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  1. HEAT oven to 425° F.
  2. BEAT 1/2 cup milk, sour cream and 3 tablespoons sugar in large bowl with whisk until well blended. Stir in baking mix just until moistened. Spread onto bottom of greased 9-inch round pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to wire rack; cool completely.
  3. BEAT pudding mix and remaining milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 minutes. Stir in half the COOL WHIP. Toss strawberries with 1/3 cup sugar.
  4. CUT cake horizontally in half; stack layers on plate, filling with half the strawberry mixture and all the pudding mixture. Top with remaining COOL WHIP and strawberry mixture. Serve immediately.
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Substitute 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sliced strawberries for the fresh strawberries.

Make Ahead:
This dessert is best when assembled right before serving. You can assemble this dessert in minutes if you have all your Ingredients: ready. Bake cake ahead and cool. Have strawberries sliced and mixed with sugar. Make sure COOL WHIP is thawed.