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Good and Healthy Strawberry Shortcake

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 375°F 15 mins Cool 10 mins
Good and Healthy Strawberry Shortcake
Ingredients
  • 1 32  ounce carton  plain low-fat yogurt*
  • 1  recipe  Yogurt Cream (see recipe below)
  • 1 1/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  cup  whole wheat flour
  • 2  tablespoons  sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  cup  butter
  • 1  egg, lightly beaten
  • 2  tablespoons  fat-free milk
  • 6  cups  sliced strawberries
Directions

1. Remove 1/2 cup of yogurt from container and set aide for shortcake. Use remainder for the Yogurt Cream recipe. Prepare Yogurt Cream.

2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease large baking sheet; set aside. In large bowl combine flours, sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In small bowl combine the egg, milk, and the reserved 1/2 cup of yogurt. Add to flour mixture. Stir just to moisten. With spatula spread dough to an even 8-inch-diameter circle on baking sheet.

3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cut in 8 wedges. Place one wedge in each bowl. Top with Yogurt Cream and strawberries. Serve immediately.

Yogurt Cream

Yield: about 2 cups
Ingredients
  •  Plain low-fat yogurt (reserved from recipe above)
  • 1/4  cup  honey
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  •  Fat-free milk
Directions

1. Line a strainer with three layers of 100-percent-cotton cheese-cloth or a clean paper coffee filter. Suspend lined strainer over bowl. Spoon in reserved yogurt. Cover and refrigerate 12 to 24 hours. Discard liquid. Transfer thickened yogurt to a bowl. Stir in honey and lemon peel. If necessary, thin with a little fat-free milk. Makes about 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts (Good and Healthy Strawberry Shortcake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 264,
  • Fat, total (g) 8,
  • chol. (mg) 45,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 41,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 20,
  • pro. (g) 9,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 69,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 213,
  • Potassium (mg) 262,
  • calcium (mg) 141,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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