Celebrate Presidents Day With A Patriotic Parfait

Honor the Presidents of our country with a patriotic parfait.  Pick up strawberry jello, blueberry and cool whip at the grocery store. And celebrate the Presidents with your kids.  Have a prize for the kid that knows the most about our countries great leaders.

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Chill Time: 6 hours

Ingredients

1  4-oz. package red, flavored instant gelatin (such as cherry or strawberry Jello)
40  blueberries
1 tub of cool whip

Make Jello as directed, chill for at least 4 hours.  Spoon 1/4 cup Jello into each glass. Then spoon in 1/4 cup cool whip over Jello and smooth tops. Slowly spoon 1/4 cup Jello over cool whip in each cup (you will use up Jello) and chill until firm, 2 hour.  Top with final layer of cool whip. Divide blueberries among parfaits and serve.

Photo Credit: Southern Living

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Scandinavian Almond Cake A Holiday Tradition

This  popular cake is often prepared in a special almond cake pan.  Easy and delicious this American-Scandinavian tradition is perfect for get-together this holiday.

Scandinavian Almond Cake

Spray pan with Pam or Cooking Spray

Beat well:

1 1/4 cup sugar

1 egg

1 1/2 teaspoons pure almond extract

2/3 cups milk

Add together:

1 1/4 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Add:

1 stick melted margarine

Mix well.  Before pouring batter into the pan you may add sprinkled sliced almonds on the bottom. Bake at 350 for 40 to 60 minutes.  Edges must be golden brown.  Cool in pan before removing, about 10 to 15 minutes.  Sprinkle with confectionary sugar.

Photo Credit:  Lifse Time