Strawberry shortcakes on the charity menu

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

SOUTH BEND It's that time of year again -- time for those delicious strawberry shortcakes!

You can get your pre-orders in now for the 21st annual Shortcakes on the Blacktop festival, which benefits three local charities – Habitat for Humanity, the O’Hana Heritage Foundation A Rosie Place, and St. Margaret’s House.

Members of the Church of St. James bake 2400 shortcakes for the event, made from 600 pounds of strawberries. The shortcakes are topped off with ice cream and whipped cream.

The event runs from 11 to 5 on Thursday at the Cathedral of St. James, located at 117 North Lafayette Blvd in South Bend. Tickets are $5.

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