Berries and Shortcake, Oh My!

Frozen Berry Angel Shortcake


1 Angel Food Cake
Raspberry Extract
Liquid red food color
2/3 cup strawberry topping
3 cups slightly softened lowfat strawberry ice cream or frozen yogurt
2 cups thawed lite whipped topping
Fresh strawberries or raspberries

Recipe Preparation

1.  Prepare your favorite Angel Food cake recipe with these changes:
Line the bottom of a 9x3 inch springform pan with nonstick foil, then attach the sides of the pan.  Substitute raspberry extract for the vanilla in Step 3 and add 3 drops liquid red food color with the extract.  Spread prepared pan and bake as directed.  Cool the cake completely, in pan, upside down on a wire rack.  To loosen cake, run a thin-bladed knife around side of pan, remove pan sides.  Invert cake and remove pan bottom.

2.  To assemble shortcake: 
Using a serrated knife, cut cake into 2 layers.  Place bottom layer, cut side up, on pan bottom and spread with 1/3 cup strawberry topping.  Spoon 3 cups slightly softened lowfat strawberry icecream or frozen yogurt over topping.  Spread another 1/3 cup strawberry topping over icecream/yogurt.  Top with remaining cake layer, cut side down.  Freeze at least 4 hours or overnight.  (Once the cake is frozen, it can be wrapped and stored in freezer up to 2 weeks).

3.  To serve:
Transfer frozen cake to a serving plate.  Frost with 2 cups thawed lite whipped topping.  Decorate with strawberries or raspberries.  Refrigerate 30 minutes to soften slightly before serving

~  Yumm  ~

This recipe is easee-peesee

Hope you enjoy  ;0)

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foodie friday at Designs by Gollum
pink saturday at how sweet the sound


Window Shopping

So we have been doing a little shopping

window shopping that is

we've outgrown our space

and this just might do

In the backyard
perched ever so gracefully over a man-made pond
is this lovely

~  awwwhhhh ~

this speaks "quilt studio" to me
how about you?

The price is incredible
but the commute ~ ahhh not so great

but we're thinking.....
but more space is definitely in our future

be still my beating heart


Sharon  ;0)


A Little Pink Whimsy!

My new friend
Miss Whoozit

click on picture to enlarge

Well I don't know what her name is exactly
but for a week that is what I called her

My dear friend Mary commissioned me to quilt this very special quilt she made for a very special someone.

So for a week Miss Whoozit and I played....
quilted leaves

more leaves and flowers

more leaves and branches

more leaves, flowers, branches and vines

and feathers on her sweet little body

but mostly.....a LOT of leaves
(I guess you got that right?)

Oh how I just love this "Eden" line
by Lila Tueller
~ sigh ~
Such an adorable, fun and very whimsical quilt
(my favorite kind)

Thank you Mary for entrusting me with such a sweet treasure!
You did an amazing job creating
such a sweet little feathered friend.

I miss Ms. Whoozit
but I know she will be loved dearly!

Happy quilting ;0)

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Cooler Temperatures Ahead

Summer is coming to an end
School will be starting next week
The leaves are already falling

So that means cooler temperatures are ahead

Please tell me they are coming....
I need to know they are coming....
They HAVE to come!

Because when they come
that means not to far behind will follow
Quilt Festival, quilt shows, quilt retreats and christmas quilts!

Oh yes....
cooler temperatures and quilty stuff are coming ;0)

Happy Pink Saturday & stay cool!



Company's Coming!

A sweet retreat for a special guest

Oh Yes

I definitely need one of these in my back yard!

Happy Pink Saturday  ;0)