Strawberry Shortcakes

May is National Strawberry Month, so let’s celebrate this antioxidant-rich berry! They’re sweet, succulent, and oh-so juicy. You won’t believe this delicious, classic dessert is low in calories and in fat.

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons cold butter, divided

1 egg

1/3 cup half-and-half cream

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar

1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/4 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine egg and half-and-half; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.

Spread batter into a 6-in. round baking pan coated with cooking spray, slightly building up the edges. Bake at 450° for 13-15 minutes or until golden. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

In a small bowl, beat whipping cream, confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form. Cut cake horizontally into two. Soften remaining butter. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; spread with butter. Top with half of strawberries and cream mixture. Repeat layers of cake, strawberries and cream. Yield: 4 servings.

Author
Elan Schrier Dr. Elan Schrier is the clinic director of Schrier Family Chiropractic. He focuses in upper cervical chiropractic and continuously is training to improve the quality of his patients' lives. He has a lot of success with difficult vertigo, migraine, and fibromyalgia patients.

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