How to Make Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry shortcake doesn’t have to be cake on a plate – turn this fruity favorite into something you really want to sink your teeth into.

You will need

  • 1 angel food cake
  • 8 oz. package cream cheese
  • 14 oz. can condensed milk
  • 12 oz. container whipped topping
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp. strawberry gelatin
  • 1 c. water
  • 2 c. fresh strawberries
  • quartered
  • 1 large glass bowl
  • 5 whole strawberries
  • Light or fat-free cream cheese
  • condensed milk
  • and whipped topping (optional)

Step 1 Slice the angel food cake Slice the angel food cake crosswise into three equal sections.

Step 2 Mix cream cheese, condensed milk, and whipped topping Mix together the cream cheese, condensed milk, and whipped topping and then set the mixture aside.

Step 3 Heat sugar, cornstarch, and gelatin. Fold in strawberries Stir together the sugar, cornstarch, and gelatin in a saucepan over medium heat. Add water, stir until it thickens, and then fold in the strawberries.

Step 4 Layer ingredients Place one layer of the cake in the bottom of your glass bowl, top it with a third of the glaze from your saucepan, followed by a third of the cream cheese mixture. Repeat all of this two more times.

Step 5 Top with whole strawberries Top your dessert with whole strawberries, chill it for an hour, and then dig in.