Red, White and Blue Berry Shortcake

 Red, White and Blue Berry Shortcake


This dessert is simple to make and perfect for the 4th of July!

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Serves 2


1                    small basket of fresh strawberries

1/4 cup        sugar

8 oz.             huckleberry or blueberry pie filling

1                    zest from a whole lemon

2                   pre-made shortbread cookies

1 can            whipped cream



  1. Rinse strawberries, remove green stems and cut berries in half.
  2. In a medium bowl place strawberries and sugar.  Stir to combine.  Place in the refrigerator.
  3. Place pie filling in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add zest from a lemon to the pie filling.  Lower heat to low, simmer filling for 10 minutes.
  5. To plate the dessert, create separate 3 separate areas on each dessert plate.  Spoon 1/2  strawberries into 1 section,     half the huckleberries or blueberry pie filling in a separate section on the plate.
  6. Squirt whip cream into the 3rd section and place a cookie upright into the middle of the whipped cream.






Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!