Chef Shayna: 4th of July recipes

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Chef Shayna from The Young Chef's Academy shows us a salad and dessert with very patriotic flare. (KFSN)

Chef Shayna from The Young Chef's Academy shows us a salad and dessert with very patriotic flare.

Red, White, & blue Caprese Salad:
  • 1-pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half

  • 1 carton mini fresh mozzarella balls in seasoning

  • 1/3 cup fresh blueberries, washed

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • Olive oil & balsamic glaze

  • Salt & pepper


Mix all ingredients in a large serving bowl. Toss with olive oil & balsamic to coat along with salt and pepper to taste.

Red, white, & blue parfait
  • Pound cake or angel food cake, chopped into 1-inch cubes.

  • Pudding mix (recipe below)

  • Strawberries- diced

  • Blueberries- diced


Pudding mix:

  • 1 cup milk (to prepare instant pudding)

  • 1 3.5 oz package instant vanilla pudding

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream- made into whipped cream 1. Whisk together milk & pudding mix to prepare pudding according to package instructions.

  • 2. Stir in sweetened condensed milk until it's fully combined. Fold in prepared whipping cream.


For the parfaits:

  • You will need 4 mason jars


Fill bottom of the jar with 2 TB cubed cake. Drizzle with pudding mix and sprinkle with strawberries and blueberries. Repeat the layering process, finishing with the berries on top & possibly a dollop of whipped cream to garnish.

Happy 4th of July and Enjoy!
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