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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

Jul 03 2014

Happy 4th of July from System Pavers! Also known as Independence Day, the 4th of July is a day to celebrate the founding of our nation. We are hoping many of you are spending time with family, having backyard barbeques, enjoHaying concerts, watching a baseball game or a parade, and of course enjoying the fireworks at the end of the day in your outdoor living space. While fireworks are always the icing on the cake after a day of celebration, so is dessert after a great meal with friends. Why not try something a little different this 4th of July and bring out this delicious and easy-to-make treat for your guests? You can’t go wrong with a red, white and blue dessert! July 4th Recipe Recipe and Photo Credit: Taste of Home Patriotic Trifle Recipe • 1 package (3 ounces) berry blue gelatin • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin • 2 cups boiling water • 1 cup cold water • 2 cups cold milk • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided • 1 pint fresh blueberries • 1 quart fresh strawberries, quartered • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes Directions 1. In two small bowls, combine each gelatin flavor with 1 cup boiling water. Stir 1/2 cup cold water into each. Pour each into an ungreased 9-in. square pan. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. 2. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping. 3. Set aside 1/4 cup blueberries and 1/2 cup strawberries for garnish. Cut the gelatin into 1-in. cubes. In a 3-qt. trifle bowl or serving dish, layer the strawberry gelatin, half of the cake cubes, the remaining blueberries and half of the pudding mixture. 4. Top with blue gelatin and remaining cake cubes, strawberries and pudding mixture. Garnish with reserved berries and remaining whipped topping. Serve immediately. Yield: 16-20 servings. Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July!

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