Summer Berry Shortcakes With Vanilla Sauce

Summer Berry Shortcakes With Vanilla Sauce

November 16, 2015 - Summer Berry Shortcakes With Vanilla Sauce Featured

Summer Berry Shortcakes With Vanilla Sauce recipe shared by RecipesnFood.

Summer Berry Shortcakes With Vanilla Sauce
Author: Recipesn Food
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
10 mins 15 mins 25 mins
Servings: 8
  • 2 cup fresh raspberries.
  • 2 cup fresh blackberries.
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar.
  • 2 tbs fiamboise or kirsch.
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour.
  • 1 cup cake flour.
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar plus 1 tablespoon.
  • 2 tsp baking powder.
  • 1 tsp baking soda.
  • 1 tsp salt.
  • ¼ cup reduced fat cream cheese.
  • ¾ cup buttermilk plus 2 tablespoons.
  • 1 tbs canola oil.
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract.
  • Garnish with strawberries.
  1. In a bowl, combine raspberries, blackberries, sugar and framboise (or kirsch).
  2. Let stand at room temperature, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat it with nonstick spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk all-purpose and cake flours, ¼ cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt, Using a pastry blender or your fingers, cut cream cheese into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. In a glass measuring cup, combine ¾ cup buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Make a well in the dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and stir with a fork until just combined. (Dough will be slightly sticky; do not over-mix,)
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently pat into a ¾-inch-thick circle.
  5. With a floured 3- or 3½-inch cutter, cut out shortcakes and place on prepared baking sheet. Press dough scraps together and repeat to make 8 shortcakes.
  6. Brush shortcake tops with remaining 2 tablespoons buttermilk and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  7. Bake shortcakes for 10 to 12 minutes, or until light golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly. To serve, split shortcakes in half with a serrated knife.
  8. Set bottoms on dessert plates. Spoon on berry filling and vanilla sauce. Set tops on at an angle. Serve immediately.
  9. Makes 8 servings.

Recipe Rating: 4 / 5

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