Red, White and Blueberry “Shortcakes”

Red, White and Blueberry “Shortcakes”

  • Serves 8
  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Cook Time 15 min

Ingredients

  • 3 sticks butter, softened, (about 337g)
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
  • 3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (500 mL) blueberries, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) red raspberries
  • 16 small scoops Breyers® Creamery Style™ Natural Vanilla Ice Cream or Breyers® Creamery Style™ French Vanilla, (about 1 L)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.(180° C).
  2. For cookies: beat butter with electric mixer in large bowl until creamy, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add confectioners sugar and beat until well combined, about 2 minutes. Beat in vanilla and salt
  4. Add flour; mix until no streaks of flour remain. (Do not overmix; dough will be soft.)
  5. On well-sugared surface, roll out dough to 6 mm thickness. Cut with 10-cm round cookie cutter into 12 rounds. (It will be necessary to gently combine and re-roll dough scraps.) Cut 4 of the rounds in half.
  6. Place cookies 2.5 cm apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 13 minutes or until somewhat firm but still pale in color. (Do not overbake.)
  7. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature up to 3 days. To freeze, place cookies in airtight container, separating layers with waxed paper.
  8. Mash 125 mL blueberries with fork in medium bowl; stir in granulated sugar.
  9. Gently stir in raspberries and remaining blueberries. Cover and let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  10. For each “shortcake,” place whole cookie on dessert plate.
  11. Top with 2 small scoops Breyers® Creamery Style™ Natural Vanilla Ice Cream; place cookie half between scoops. Spoon fruit topping over ice cream and serve immediately.

Twelve large, soft, bakery sugar cookies may be substituted for the homemade cookies.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Per: 1 Servings Per Container Value Amount: Nutrient Type
Per: 1
Amount:
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Trans Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g
Vitamin D -1 mcgs
Calcium -1 mg
Iron -1 mg
Vitamin C -1 mg
Thiamin -1 mg
Vitamin B6 -1 mg
Vitamin E -1 mg
Vitamin K -1 mcg
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