Wednesday, February 5, 2014



February is the month of lovers; it’s Valentines Day on February 14.  What else is the month known for.  Wow there are lots of things.  February is Avocado and Banana Month, it is also National Condom Month and American Heart Month and National Mend a Broken Heart Month.  It is also Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month. So what can we use strawberries in.  Why not make your love something decedent that he/she will love.


How about a great dessert to enjoy and share.


Layered Strawberry Tiramisu


1 package(8 oz) cream cheese, softened

3 ½ cups cold milk

2 packages Jell-O Vanilla flavored instant pudding

2 packages (3 oz each) ladyfingers, split

1 tub Cool Whip Strawberry whipping topping, thawed

2 ½ cups sliced strawberries

2 squares Baker’s Semi-sweet Baking Chocolate, grated


Beat cream cheese in a large bowl with electric mixer until creamy.

Gradually add milk.

Beat until well blended.

Add dry vanilla pudding mix

Beat on low speed for about 1 minute or until well blended.

Line bottom of a 13 x 9 inch pan with half of the ladyfingers

Top with layers of half of the pudding mixture, the whipped topping and strawberries.

Repeat all layers.

Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.

Sprinkle with grated chocolate and sliced strawberries.