Low Sugar Shortcake with Berries and Yoghurt

Low Sugar Shortcake with Berries and Yoghurt


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About this recipe: This is a lovely low sugar cake recipe, topped with fresh strawberries and thick Greek yoghurt. You could use any other berry with great success! Strawberry shortcake is an American classic, and the cakes resemble scones.

liz London, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 220g plain flour, sifted
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 30g margarine or butter
  • 180ml skimmed milk
  • Topping
  • 1 punnet strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 150g Greek yoghurt

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 7. Grease a baking tray.
  2. Place the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl. Rub the butter or margarine into the dried ingredients until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the milk and stir just until moistened.
  3. Flour a clean work surface, and knead the mixture very gently, approximately 7 times. With a rolling pin, roll the mixture into a rectangle 5mm thick. Cut into 6 squares.
  4. Place the squares onto the prepared baking tray and bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, mash half of the strawberries lightly to bring out their juices. Combine with the remaining half of chopped strawberries.
  6. Whilst warm, transfer each cake to a serving plate. Top with Greek yoghurt and berries. Enjoy straightaway.

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Yeuch too much baking powder. - 28 Aug 2015

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