Another recipe from my June 15, 2008 newsletter!
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 (3 ounce) packages vanilla instant pudding mix
1/4 C confectioners' sugar
1/2 C milk
4 C mashed strawberries
1/8 C kirsch (or apple juice)
1/2 C granulated sugar
1 loaf pound cake
1/2 C whipping cream
Beat the cream cheese, pudding mix, confectioners sugar and milk in a mixer bowl at high speed till smooth.
Combine the strawberries, kirsch and sugar in a medium bowl, mixing well.
Remove 1/2 cup of the strawberry mixture. Purée in a food
processor and reserve.
Slice the pound cake into 1/2-inch slices. Line a 9 x 9-inch dish with cake slices. Layer 1/3 of the cream cheese mix, 1/3 of the strawberry mixture, remaining cake in the prepared dish.
Layer half the remaining cream cheese mix, half the remaining strawberry mixture, remaining cake and remaining cream cheese mixture in the prepared dish.
Swirl the remaining strawberry mixture over the top.
Chill for 4 to 8 hours.
Beat the whipping cream in a small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form.
Cut the dessert into 3-inch squares to serve.
Top with reserved strawberry purée and whipped cream. Serves 6.