Patriotic Picnic Berry Shortcakes
Recipe adapted from Taste of Home Magazine
Serves: 4 servings
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries, divided
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • ½ tsp. grated lime peel
  • 2 individual round sponge cakes
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  1. In a small saucepan, mix together sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water and 1 cup of sliced strawberries and start mashing strawberry mixture. Bring to a boil and continue to stir or 1 minute or until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat and stir in grated lime peel. Transfer sauce to a small bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Using a cookie cutter or knife, cut round sections of sponge cake and trim to fit the bottom of four half-pint canning jars. Combine blueberries and remaining strawberries over top of the cake. Spoon sauce over the fruit in each of the jars, enjoy!
Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1 dessert • Calories: 124 • Fat: 1 g • Carbs: 29 g • Fiber: 3 g • Protein: 2 g • WW Points+: 3 pts
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