Seattle Blueberry Shortcake

Seattle Blueberry Shortcake Recipe

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Melissa Snow


I love blueberries, so wanted to share this recipe. You can serve this with whipped cream or over plain yogurt to cut calories. However, we all know that serving it with vanilla ice cream is the best!

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4 large or 6 medium
15 Min
25 Min


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2 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 c
granulated sugar
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1/2 c
eggs, separated
1 tsp
grated lemon rind
1 c
fresh or frozen blueberries
to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
whipped cream or yogurt(optional)

How to Make Seattle Blueberry Shortcake


  • 1Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
  • 2Cut butter into mixture until resembles coarse meal.
  • 3Combine milk, egg yolks, and lemon rind in a small bowl. Stir mixture with a fork into dry ingredients until a soft dough forms.
  • 4Pat half of dough evenly into a greased 9-inch cake pan. Sprinkle with blueberries and 1 T of the sugar. Dot the remaining dough over the blueberries.
  • 5Brush the surface of the dough with egg white. Sprinkle with the remaining sugar (3 T).
  • 6Bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees until golden brown or tested done. Serve warm with whipped cream or plain yogurt. Sprinkle with additional blueberries if you prefer.

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About Seattle Blueberry Shortcake

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts

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