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Strawberry Shortcake

No store bought jump starts
Cool creamy dough kneaded by hand
Baked until golden then cooled so slightly
Carefully sliced and slathered in butter
Because margarine would never do
Sun ripened berries diced and stemmed
Tossed gently with sugar forming the glaze
Fresh heavy cream beaten in a chilled bowl
Using a wire whisk until stiff peaks stand
Placing the layers one on top of the next
Then garnish with diamond wedges of fruit

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  1. Date: 6/7/2010 7:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Linda-Marie's Dreamy Desserts contest Christi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 1:41:00 PM
    Congrats Christi on your HM in my dessert contest and for your constant support of them to make them FUN.. with luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 8:44:00 PM
    mm, now I'm hungry,nice one, good luck in the contest