Sometimes simple is the way to go. If you get unexpected company this is a quick and easy dessert. The great thing is, it is delicious.
- 1 Angel Food Cake Mix
- 2 egg yolks
- 3 tbsp. berry sugar (extra fine white sugar)
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- 1 cup warm milk
- 1 tbsp fresh grated orange rind
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla
- 1/2 cup sweetened whipped cream
- 4 cups of mixed fruit (fresh, not frozen)
- 1 cup mini marshmallows
- Berry sugar for fruit
Make the angel food cake according to the directions and cool completely.
Whisk eggs with sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the warm milk and simmer lightly for about five minutes until thickened. Now stir in the rind and vanilla. Remove from heat, cover with waxed paper making sure it touches the surface and cool completely. Fold in the whipped cream.
Remove cake from pan and turn right side up on a plate. Make eight slices to within one inch of the base (do not cut through. Spread open the section so that it looks like a flower.
Cut up fruit in small bite size pieces and put in a bowl. Use strawberries, blueberries, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, kiwi, nectarines. Just make sure they are fresh and not canned. Sprinkle a little berry sugar over and mix together. Add the mini marshmallows and as the juices start to form spoon the fruit in the center of the cake with a slotted spoon and pile it high. This is a perfect hot summer day delight.