Ice Cream Cake for a Special Occasion

What’s a more classic dessert than cake and ice cream on a special occasion? For Father’s Day, I tried a variation — combining the two desserts into an Ice Cream Cake. This is a surprisingly easy make-it-ahead dessert; if you plan ahead. My experiment turned out well — it tasted great, looked festive and my family liked it.Ice Cream Cake for July Fourth - IMG_3744_1

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Blueberry Sauce with Jiffy Shortcakes

Here’s another recipe for blueberries using the generous supply growing in my garden. I made Blueberry Sauce and served it with Jiffy Shortcakes and yogurt. The Blueberry Sauce tastes great with many other dishes, too — such as cheesecake,┬ápancakes or an ice cream topping or mixed into a blueberry crisp or streusel.

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