Strawberry Celebration Dessert

Looking for a homemade fruit dessert? Then check out this delicious strawberry filled treat - perfect for any celebration.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs (24 squares)
1/4
cup sugar
1/3
cup margarine or butter, melted

Filling

3
cups miniature marshmallows
1/2
cup orange juice
1
pint (2 cups) whipping cream, whipped
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
2
pints (4 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 In small bowl, combine all crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate to cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine marshmallows and orange juice; cook over low heat until marshmallows are melted, stirring constantly. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 3 Fold whipped cream and almond extract into marshmallow mixture. Spoon half of whipped cream mixture over crust. Arrange strawberries evenly over whipped cream mixture. Top with remaining whipped cream mixture. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours to blend flavors.
  • 4 To serve, cut into squares. If desired, garnish each serving with additional strawberries. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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