Enjoy a cool jar of strawberry shortcake this 4th of July.
Makes: 4 servings
1 lb. strawberries, thinly sliced
Juice of 1 lemon
1 cup organic sugar
2 cups whipping cream
Angel food cake (store-bought, set of 4 small)
1-2 ColorKitchen Blue Color Packet
4 (16-ounce) mason jars
Mix strawberries, lemon juice, and sugar in bowl and set in refrigerator overnight.
In a small bowl, mix 1 or 2 Blue Color packets with a couple drops of water. Set aside for a couple minutes and stir again until fully dissolved.
Place ½ cup of plain whipped cream aside.
Mix remaining whipping cream in cold metal bowl with blue color.
Break shortcake into small chunks and place in bottom of jar.
Put a dollop of blue whipped cream on top of shortcake.
Add a couple spoonfuls of strawberry mix, then repeat layers.
Top with plain white whipped cream, a strawberry.