Berry Burst Cake Recipe

The other night I made this delicious cake with a recipe that Aldi sent me as part of their Berry Burst Juice promotion. It’s easy and makes a great addition to a summer picnic!

Berry Burst Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 20-oz Happy Harvest Crushed Pineapple
  • 18.25-oz (1 box) Baker’s Corner Yellow Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 c. Nature’s Nectar Berry Burst Juice
  • 1/3 c. Vegetable Oil
  • Baking Spray
  • 1 c. All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 c. Nature’s Nectar Berry Burst
  • 1/2 c. Powdered Sugar
  • 1 T. All Purpose Flour

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Drain pineapple over a medium sized bowl and set aside. Save juice and pineapple.

3. In a large mixing bowl blend cake mix, eggs, berry burst, and vegetable oil

4. Stir in drained crushed pineapple.

5. Spray a bundt pan with cooking spray and add cake mixture. Bake for 30 minutes.

6. Mix together reserved pineapple juice and 1 c. powdered sugar. Pour into a small saucepan and heat until boiling.

7. Whisk in flour and keep stirring until desired consistency is reached, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

8. In a small saucepan, whisk together 1/4 c. berry burst and 1/2 c. powdered sugar. Heat until boiling.

9. Whisk in flour and keep stirring until desired consistency is reached, about 2 minutes. remove from heat and set aside.

10. Remove cake from oven and let cool. Run a knife along the sides of the pan to loosen cake. Invert on a place and flip over. Drizzle with pineapple glaze and then berry burst glaze. We also enjoyed cream and berries with our cake.

Enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Chef Alyssa, Aldi Test Kitchen






Berry Burst Super Stuffed Waffles

Tonight we had a delicious breakfast dinner with a recipe that Aldi sent me as part of their Berry Burst Juice promotion. These stuffed waffles were a HUGE hit, so I thought I would share the recipe with you.

Berry Burst Super Stuffed Waffles

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8oz Friendly Farms Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 c. Nature’s Nectar Berry Burst juice
  • 2 T. Baker’s Corner Granulated Sugar
  • 8 Breakfast Best Homestyle Waffles (we made our own waffles in the picture above)
  • 1/4 c. Water
  • 1/2 c. Berry Burst juice
  • 2 c. Baker’s Corner Granulated Sugar
  • 1 c. Strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • Friendly Farms Whipped Cream, aerosol

Directions:

1. In a mixer whip cream cheese on high, add the juice and sugar and continue to whip until light and fluffy. Set aside.

2. Toast waffles according to package directions.

3. For syrup, in a small sauce pan combine water, 1/2 c. juice, and sugar. Brind to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes then remove from heat.

4. Sandwich 1/4 of the cream cheese mixture and 1/4 c. strawberries between two waffles and place on a plate.

5. Top each with desired amount of syrup and whipped cream.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Stacy, Aldi Test Kitchen

Aldi-licious: Cheat’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

Heather joins us with another post in her series Aldi-licious here at Simply Frugal Living. Heather’s recipes feature ingredients purchased exclusively from Aldi!

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It’s always nice to have a meal on the pantry or freezer shelves that you can whip up in no time and that will satisfy everyone in the family. This recipe for spaghetti and meatballs fits the bill. It is so easy to make and everyone will think you have slaved for hours on the meatballs.Cheat’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

1 package Jennie-O’s Italian Sausage links
1 jar of spaghetti sauce
1 package of pasta
1 Tbsp. oil

Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Pinch, twist, and push the sausage links about 8 times each to create small round pieces of sausage in the frying pan. Cook over medium-high heat until brown on the outside. Lower heat and continue to cook until the sausage balls are cooked through. Drain oil if you like. Dump in the pasta sauce and heat through. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Serve sauce and meatballs on top of pasta.

Serves 4-5
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Heather is a wife and mother living in the American Midwest. She is a Christian who delights in enjoying God’s beautiful creation, cooking, reading, writing, knitting, and a myriad of other handcrafts. Blackberry Rambles is her place for beauty and inspiration and for recording the normal, everyday things that happen in the life of her family. Be sure to check out her online shop, 308 Maple Street for gorgeous handmade gifts.

Aldi-licious: Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

Heather joins us with another post in her series Aldi-licious here at Simply Frugal Living. Heather’s recipes feature ingredients purchased exclusively from Aldi!

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Crock Pot Chicken FajitasMost of us are always looking for another easy and delicious crockpot recipe to add to our repertoire. Aldi makes this dinner easy, delicious, and affordable. With Cinco de Mayo coming up on May 5th, this recipe is perfect for trying out in the next few weeks. Recipe adapted from www.stacymakescents.com.1 yellow onion, sliced
3 sweet peppers, sliced
1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup chicken stock (or water)
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. cumin
1 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder
squirt of lime juiceto serve (choose whatever ingredients your family likes):
soft or hard tacos or corn tortillas
shredded cheese
sour cream
avacados
shredded lettuce
salsa
black olives, slicedPlace sliced onions and peppers in the bottom of a greased crockpot. Lay chicken on top of veggies. Pour chicken broth (or water) over top. Sprinkle with cumin, salt and chili powder. Give a nice squirt of lime juice over the top. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Shred meat with two forks and stir back into juices. Serve meat mixture with a slotted spoon onto tortillas of your choice. Put on any toppings you desire.Serves 4-6.See more recipes in the Aldi-licious series here.

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Heather is a wife and mother living in the American Midwest. She is a Christian who delights in enjoying God’s beautiful creation, cooking, reading, writing, knitting, and a myriad of other handcrafts. Blackberry Rambles is her place for beauty and inspiration and for recording the normal, everyday things that happen in the life of her family. She also sells her beautiful creations at 308 Maple Street.

Aldi-licious: Pizza Pasta

Heather joins us with another post in her series, Aldi-licious, here at Simply Frugal Living. Heather’s recipes feature ingredients purchased exclusively from Aldi!

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This recipe for Pizza Pasta is one that I frequently go to when I need an easy meal to bring a family in need and I want to be sure it will please the children. Who can say no when pasta and pizza are combined into one meal?!Pizza Pasta1package mild Italian sausage
1 package sliced pepperoni
1 jar spagetti sauce
16 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 box pasta (like rotini)
1 large onion, chopped
(optional chopped green peppers and mushrooms)

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown meat with onion in large skillet, drain. Add pepperoni, spaghetti sauce and green peppers and/or mushrooms if using. Combine with pasta and shredded cheese in 9 x 13 baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 mins or until hot all through.

Serves 6.

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Heather is a wife and mother living in the American Midwest. She is a Christian who delights in enjoying God’s beautiful creation, cooking, reading, writing, knitting, and a myriad of other handcrafts. Blackberry Rambles is her place for beauty and inspiration and for recording the normal, everyday things that happen in the life of her family. Be sure to check out her new site 308 Maple Street!
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