Blueberry Shortcakes

Blueberry Shortcakes
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Shortcakes made special with coarse sugar, whipped cream and blueberries.
20 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Shortcake

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
sugar
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1 teaspoon
salt
1/3 cup (cold)
Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
3/4 cup
milk
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (white only)
2 teaspoons
coarse grain sugar or sugar

Blueberry Sauce

1/4 cup
water
2 teaspoons
cornstarch
2 cups
blueberries
3/4 cup
sugar
1 tablespoon
lime juice

Topping

2 cups
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk with fork until mixture forms a ball.
  3. Knead dough 5 times on lightly floured surface until smooth. Roll out to 9x6-inch rectangle, 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough into 6 (3x2-inch) rectangles. Place onto parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Beat egg white with fork in bowl until well beaten. Brush over tops of shortcake; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons coarse sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly. Split in half.
  5. Combine water and cornstarch in saucepan until well mixed. Add blueberries, sugar and lime juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking 1 minute; remove from heat. Cool completely.
  6. Place bottom half of shortcakes onto individual dessert plates; top with whipped cream, 1/4 cup blueberry sauce and top half of shortcakes. Dollop each with additional whipped cream.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
700
Cholesterol
140mg
Carbohydrates
79g
Protein
8g
Fat
41g
Sodium
690mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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