Individual Strawberry Or Plum Shortcakes Recipe

Individual Strawberry Or Plum Shortcakes picture


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Brown sugar7 Tablespoon, firmly packed
 Unsalted butter4 Tablespoon
 Buttermilk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Skim milk2 Tablespoon
 Granulated sugar1 Tablespoon
 Macerated strawberries/Vanilla, poached1 Tablespoon
 Plums1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Low fat vanilla yogurt1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 270 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.1%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.7 mg

Sodium 249.2 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 6 g12.8%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 425°F.

2) Make the biscuits: In a large bowl add the first five ingredients and whisk together.
3) Using a pastry blender or two forks, blend in butter till the mixture resembles coarse meal.
4) With a fork add the buttermilk till it forms dough.
5) On a floured board knead the dough six to eight times.
6) On a buttered baking sheet drop 8 mounds at a time.
7) Brush mounds with skim milk.
8) Sprinkle sugar on top and bake for 15 to 20 minutes till golden.
9) Transfer to a rack to cool.
10) Reserve shortcakes after cooking completely and wrapping tightly in plastic wrap.
11) Bake biscuits at warm oven at 300°F before serving. Make biscuits 8 hours ahead.

12) Split biscuits around the middle with a sharp knife.
13) Put at the center of eight dessert plates.
14) Top with one-eighth of macerated strawberries or poached plums and 2 to 3 tablespoons of vanilla yogurt.
15) Place the biscuit on top of the yogurt.