Think fast! You've just been invited to a Memorial Day barbecue that promises to be fun and fabulous. The hostess asked you to bring a dessert. What do you make? Instead of picking up an expensive store-bought confection, head to the local market and get the ingredients to make this easy and uncomplicated strawberry shortcake trifle. The winning combination of fluffy vanilla cake, sweet, juicy strawberries, and pillowy whipped cream is a Spring favorite that is sure to please any crowd. The hardest part of this delectable finish is the whipped cream; everything else is assembled. See how simple the recipe is now.
1 1/2 cups heavy cream Serves 8-10.
3 tablespoons sugar
1 pound cake, store bought or homemade
1/4 cup-1/2 cup simple syrup or berry-flavored liqueur, like Chambord or Creme de Cassis
1 small jar strawberry jam
1 pint of strawberries, hulled and quartered
1 1/2 cups heavy cream