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Berry Shortcake

I combined my mother's and mother-in-law's strawberry shortcake recipes to come up with the ultimate summer treat. —Barb Mohr, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • SHORTCAKE:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the strawberries, blueberries and 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine milk and sour cream; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  • Spread batter into a greased 9-in. pie plate (batter will be thick). Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 350° for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes; cut into six wedges.
  • To assemble, cut each wedge in half; place bottoms on dessert plates. Top each with berry mixture. Replace wedge tops. Garnish with whipped cream if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 251 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • s.leshay
    Jul 22, 2012

    Absolute hit with everyone. We did put the berries through the food processor and added homemade whipped bream, the cake was great!

  • 3mcmillans
    Jun 1, 2010

    I get asked to make this again and again. It is a summer favorite of family and friends.