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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Shortcake In A Bottle

I got to take dinner to a cute little family that just added a baby girl to their numbers.  When it came to dessert, I was a little stumped, but heard the light bulb *click* when the thought of strawberry shortcake popped into my mind.   What a perfect treat, and not too heavy or sweet for a new mom.  I am always a freak right away about watching what I eat...until that dies off with the third or fourth night of no sleep :0)

I posted a while back about using canning jars as serving dishes.  This treat is perfect for the jars!  I made the shortcake more like a trifle, layering vanilla cake {made from a box, in case you were about to accuse me of making it from scratch}, fresh strawberries, and my own special blend of white chocolate pudding and sweetened whipped cream....OK, maybe not TOTaLLY light, but definitely refreshing!  I used wide mouth pint jars for the mom and dad, then a smaller jelly jar for their little boy.

Topped the treats off with a fanned strawberry for the presentation factor.
I usually just make chocolate chip cookies, so I am a little too pleased with myself tonight :0}


3 comments:

  1. Super cute! I want to just reach through the screen and grab one for me. You know I still have not used a single one of my push pop containers! At first I thought maybe you made them in those.

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  2. Those look very beautiful and tasty. Great choice for desert!

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  3. WOW it looks nice cake on these bottles.I haven't seen this before.Noahs ark baby shower supplies

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