Magical Mixed Berry Shortcakes

10 servings, ready in 35 minutes

Learn now how to make Magical Mixed Berry Shortcakes! This delightful recipe is surprisingly easy to make with our step-by-step instructions. Try it now with SPLENDA® Low Calorie Sweetener, Granulated!

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly oil a cookie sheet or baking pan.

Shortcake

Pour sifted cake flour, SPLENDA® Granulated, baking powder and baking soda together in a medium sized mixing bowl. Add softened butter and mix until the butter is evenly distributed throughout the flour mixture and is the texture of course cornmeal. Add buttermilk and heavy cream. Stir until just mixed.

Flour a work surface. Place dough on floured work surface and sprinkle additional flour on dough. Pat dough out until it is approximately ¾ inch thick. Cut into circles using a 3 inch biscuit cutter.

Place shortcakes on prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with egg-wash.

Bake in preheated 180°C oven 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Strawberry sauce

Blend strawberries and SPLENDA® Granulated in a food processor or blender until pureed. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Berry filling

Toss together all berry filling ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Crème Fraîche Glaze

Spoon Crème Fraîche into a bowl. Add SPLENDA® Granulated and stir well. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Assemble

Just before serving, slice shortcakes in half. Place each bottom half on a dessert plate. Spoon approximately ⅓ cup strawberry sauce around each shortcake. Top each shortcake with ½ cup berries. Place the shortcake tops on top of berries. Drizzle with Crème Fraîche Glaze. Garnish with an optional mint sprig.

 

Ingredients

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  • Shortcake
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  • 3 1/4 cups cake flour, sifted
  • 1/3 cup SPLENDA® Low Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
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  • Strawberry sauce
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  • 4 cups strawberries, stemmed and hulled
  • 3 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated
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  • Mixed berry filling
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  • 3 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cups blueberries
  • 1 cups raspberries
  • 3 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated
  • 1 tbsp fresh orange juice
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  • Crème Fraîche Glaze
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  • 1/2 cup Crème Fraîche or sour cream
  • 2 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated

Nutrition information

per serving
Energy 1589kJ
Fat 18.00g
of which saturates 11.00g
Carbohydrate 51.0g
of which sugars 5.00g
Fibre 5.00g
Protein 6.00g
Sodium 220.00mg

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