Strawberries are still nice and fresh, so why not make a delicious, easy, and braces-friendly shortcake! 


  • 1 box of vanilla instant pudding
  • 1/2 cup strawberry juice
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 24 Sponge fingers
  • 220 g (about 1 cup) Whipped cream, chilled
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced and patted dry



  1. In a bowl whisk pudding, milk and vanilla and set aside
  2. With a hand mixer or in the bowl of a stand mixer, whip the cream until it just holds, stiff peaks.
  3. Dip ladyfingers briefly in strawberry juice and arrange them in the bottom of a dish.
  4. Spread half the pudding mixture over the ladyfingers.
  5. Place the strawberries in a single layer over the pudding.
  6. Repeat with remaining ladyfingers, pudding mixture and strawberries.
  7. Top with whipped cream and strawberries.
  8. Chill for at least 4 hours before serving.