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This Easy Mixed Berry Shortcakes Recipe Makes a Healthy Summer Treat

It's the perfect opportunity to stop by your local berry farm

Calling all berry lovers! Now you have a real excuse to stop by your local farmer’s market or berry farm. This mixed berry shortcakes recipe is the perfect way to celebrate summer’s bounty. Fresh, juicy berries are layered between fluffy biscuits and topped with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. It’s a delightful dessert that’s both delicious and easy to make in 20 minutes. And we love that it satisfies the sweet tooth without any guilt. Fresh, seasonal berries are naturally low in calories and packed with antioxidants, while the homemade biscuits use just 2 ingredients you likely already have on hand.

When making this mixed berry shortcakes recipe, utilize in-season berries for the most affordable option. Frozen berries work too, but aim for unsweetened varieties to avoid added sugar. Tell us if you made these treats below! And for more tasty ways to use fresh berries, check out Blueberry Compote and Mini Muffins.

Yields

8 servings

Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups baking mix, such as Jiffy
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. coarse sparkling sugar
  • 2 cups mixed blueberries and raspberries
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups sweetened whipped cream

Instructions

• Heat oven to 400°F. In bowl, blend baking mix and milk. On baking pan, dollop 1/4 cupfuls to make 8 biscuits. Brush tops with egg; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake until golden, 10–12 min. Mix berries and sugar; let stand, 10 min. Split biscuits; add berries and cream.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 367 kcal
  • Fat: 18 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 10 gram
  • Protein: 6 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 45 gram
  • Fiber: 3 gram
  • Cholesterol: 59 mg
  • Sugar: 15 gram
  • Sodium: 488 mg
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