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Strawberry Shortcake
From: General Mills
Introduced in 1982

"It's berry delicious." This cereal was described on the box as an "artificial strawberry flavor frosted corn cereal." It was based on the the character Strawberry Shortcake who was originally designed in 1977 to appear on greeting cards for the American Greetings Corporation.

The following text is from the back of a box of Strawberry Shortcake cereal:

Meet Strawberry Shortcake and all her friends! They live in a "berry" special place called Strawberryland. All the kids enjoy a simple country life. They make delicious things to eat from all the good things that grow around them. Now, Strawberry Shortcake has her own strawberry flavored cereal. So won't you join her for a bowl? As she would say... it's "berry" good!

Strawberry Shortcake Cereal Profile

Also see the cereal based on Strawberry Shortcake's fictitious friend: Orange Blossom Cereal

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This cereal belongs to the following Mr Breakfast Cereal Families:
  • The Girl's Stuff Cereal Family

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    Strawberry Shortcake
    Strawberry Shortcake

    In the early 1980's, almost every girl in the world knew this little red head. There were Strawberry Shortcake dolls, greeting cards, stickers, lunch boxes and comic books. She was featured in a number of TV specials and had her own animated series. In 2006, she starred in the movie, Strawberry Shortcake: The Sweet Dreams Movie. The little fellow to her side is her cat Custard.

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    Strawberry Shortcake Front & Back
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    Strawberry Shortcake Front & Back

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    Uploaded: 10/9/2010

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    1982 Strawberry Shortcake Cereal Box
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    1982 Strawberry Shortcake Cereal Box

    Submitter: DiClassic1
    Uploaded: 8/5/2010

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    Strawberry Shorcake Cereal Box
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    Strawberry Shorcake Cereal Box

    Submitter: Mr Breakfast
    Uploaded: 10/3/2008

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    Comments About This Cereal
    What do you think of Strawberry Shortcake?

    Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

    View all 71 comments for this cereal.

    By Super Erik

    Good memories perhaps. As a 49 year old in 2017, I don't remember this cereal, but it looks like Kix cereal infused with pink dye and strawberry flavoring. Whatever gets your sugar fix on, I guess.

    Comment submitted: 1/30/2017 (#21331)

    Official Member: Team BreakfastBy shalin (Team Breakfast Member)

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Please bring this cereal back.

    Comment submitted: 1/16/2017 (#21257)

    By H.J.W.

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Oh what memories! This was and still is the best cereal ever made! Please bring back this cereal.

    Comment submitted: 12/17/2016 (#21143)

    By Sarah

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I loved this cereal and would buy it every week! If only they'd bring it back!

    Comment submitted: 10/19/2016 (#20979)

    Official Member: Team BreakfastBy Lakela36 (Team Breakfast Member)

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    As a child, this was my favorite cereal. I been craving it lately. I still remember the taste. Please bring it back.

    Comment submitted: 11/2/2015 (#19614)

    By monroe

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    This was my absolute favorite childhood cereal. I would LOVE to see it return! I would buy it every week and I don't even have children... yet!

    Comment submitted: 4/26/2015 (#18948)

    By kane

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    General Mills please bring back this awesome cereal. Through my childhood, all I could remember was the taste of this cereal and that pretty box it was in. I''m 37 years old now and I still eat many cereals by General Mills but it would be such an honor to eat this cereal again!

    Comment submitted: 4/15/2015 (#18892)

    By Mrs Horne

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I've been searching the internet wondering how to ask for Strawberry Shortcake cereal to be brought back. I absolutely loved that cereal. I'm 38 and my mouth still waters for this cereal. Please bring it back. It was upsetting when it was taken off the shelves.

    Comment submitted: 3/21/2015 (#18773)

    By D.D.

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I'm 40 and it was simply the BEST cereal ever! GM please bring it back! Change the name if you must, but not the amazing taste!

    Comment submitted: 3/19/2015 (#18767)

    By Texas11

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Please bring it back. All of us 30 to 40 somethings need this back in our lives. We can still taste and smell the strawberry tastiness!

    Comment submitted: 2/11/2015 (#18527)

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