Off to the Races: 7 Ideas for a Winning Kentucky Derby Party

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Strawberry Rose Shortcake
Ingredients: A shortcake dessert shell, whipped cream, 2 large strawberries and a mint leaf

Directions: Fill the dessert shell with whipped cream. Wash and ... more 
Photo by: Spoonful
Strawberry Rose Shortcake
Ingredients: A shortcake dessert shell, whipped cream, 2 large strawberries and a mint leaf

Directions: Fill the dessert shell with whipped cream. Wash and hull the strawberries. Slice one of them vertically into 5 or 6 pieces. Arrange the slices in a circle, tips pointing outward, atop of the whipped cream to create the outer petals of a rose. For the center of the rose, turn the other strawberry upside down and slice off the very tip. Next, make four cuts three quarters of the way down through the fruit to create a row of petals around the middle. Place the strawberry in the center of the fruit slices atop the whipped cream. Garnish the rose with the mint leaf. For the finishing touch, add a decorative border of whipped cream around the shortcake. less 
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Fri, May 3, 2013 1:02 PM EDT
Folks everywhere enjoy the world's most-celebrated horse race, the famous Kentucky Derby! The race will take place on May 4, 2013, so here are 7 ideas to make your Derby party especially fun, festive, and fabulous! By Jillian Tohber Leslie



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