Anyone who loves dessert-inspired breakfasts will agree that good old Cap’n Crunch is the best of both worlds. Crunchy and oh-so-satisfying even when soggy, the classic cereal is continually churning up new, exciting flavors based on sweet and indulgent foods.
Sprinkled Donut Crunch, Chocolatey Berry Crunch, Peanut Butter Crunch, Cotton Candy Crunch, Oops! All Berries … yum! So many options to try.
The newest flavor to join the line-up? Strawberry Shortcake Crunch! Remember how much you enjoyed those awesome Good Humor strawberry shortcake bars? Well here’s the cereal equivalent.
Imagine the sweet corn and oat cereal combined with red and beige puffed rings reminiscent of the strawberry shortcake childhood treat from your local ice cream truck.
Where To Buy
Described as having “delicious berry and vanilla cake flavors,” the 34-ounce mega bag is selling at Walmart for $5.98. With reviews averaging 4.4/5 stars, people seem to be quite pleased with the new flavor.
One customer wrote, “I am in love. This cereal has blown my mind and taken 1st place for favorite cereal.”
Try These Shortcake-Inspired Dessert Recipes
If this news has awakened your taste buds, you may want to try making your own strawberry shortcake-flavored dessert.
Check out blogger Sabrina Snyder at Dinner then Dessert’s Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars, which combine the perfectly-matched flavors of vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberry sorbet.
Did we mention each bar is rolled in a fabulously tasty buttery, strawberry crumb topping made with freeze-dried strawberries? This crunchy topping can actually be used to coat nearly anything needing an extra layer of yum. Cheesecake, marshmallows, milkshakes … you name it!
And for a time-saving, squared take on a traditional dessert? The blog Deliciously Sprinkled features an easy-to-follow recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Bars using pre-made ingredient packages such as boxed cake mix, instant jello and Cool Whip.
Again, a famously addictive strawberry vanilla crumb topping graces each bar! The topping, a mix of gelatin, butter, flour and pudding mix, is so simple to create — yet makes all the difference in making this dessert stand out!
That strawberry shortcake flavor is perfect for summer! Now, what other childhood favorites would you like to see transformed into Cap’n Crunch cereal?