Firecracker Shortcake is the perfect dessert for 4th of July. It is a light, refreshing and tasty dish. You can serve this dessert with or without coolwhip. My family and friends prefer when I make Homemade Whipped Cream and put it on top. This is a great dish that you can prepare ahead of time and it travels well for parties and gatherings.
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- 2 lb strawberries rinsed and cut in halves
- 2 lb blueberries rinsed
- 1 angelfood cake prepared and tore into bite size pieces
- 1 coolwhip tub optional
- In a glass bowl layer the angelfood cake and fruit.
- Place coolwhip on top, if desired.
- Keep in fridge until ready to eat or travel with.
You can make this a day ahead and it will keep well in fridge, just don't add the coolwhip until you are ready to eat it.
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