Summer Fruit Shortcake

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

An all time summer favorite. This classic recipe is sure to be a winner in your family


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
buttermilk baking mix
3/4 c
granulated sugar (divided)
1 c
low fat vanilla yogurt
3
egg whites, beaten
1 c
fresh strawberries, sliced
1 c
fresh blueberries or raspberries
1 c
fresh sliced peaches or nectarines
1
carton vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
fresh mint leaves, to garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

To Prepare Shortcake:
Combine baking mix and 1/2 cup sugar. Stir in yogurt and egg whites until dry ingredients are just moistened. Spread batter in greased 9- inch round cake pan.
2
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.
3
While the shortcake is cooling, combine fruit with remaining 1/4 cup sugar to sweeten. Cover and refrigerate.
4
To Assemble:
Soften ice cream or frozen yogurt at room temperature for about 5 to 10 minutes.
5
Split shortcake in half horizontally, and place bottom layer, sliced side up, onto serving plate. Top with a layer of ice cream or frozen yogurt (about 2 cups); place half of fruit mixture on top of yogurt. Repeat layers ending with fruit. Garnish with mint.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy