Balsamic Berry Shortcakes with Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream

by Garnish With Lemon

Indulge in some guilt-free snacking with these delicious Balsamic Berry Shortcakes, topped with fluffy Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream, specially crafted by Garnish with Lemon.

The light Greek yogurt whipped cream topping cuts calories without sacrificing on taste. Greek yogurt is also packed with high-quality protein to keep you fuller longer, which may help cut back on high-calorie snacking throughout the day.

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  • 20 minutes
  • 12 minutes
  • 22 minutes
  • 8 servings

Balsamic Berry Shortcakes with Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream


2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup sugar
4 tablespoons butter (very cold and cut into cubes)
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1/2 cup whipping cream

Balsamic Berries
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 cup blueberries
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream
3 tablespoons whipping cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
2/3 cup Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla


To make the shortcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and sugar into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to combine. Add butter and pulse a few times until butter is cut into flour mixture. Add Greek yogurt and whipping cream and pulse until mixture is combined into one solid ball.
  2. Pat dough out on floured surface to a rectangle that is about 3/4 inch thick. Using a 2 inch biscuit cutter (or a glass) to cut biscuits out and place on cookie sheet. Reshape dough and cut the rest of the biscuits.
  3. Bake in oven for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.

Balsamic Berries
Place berries in a small bowl and sprinkle with sugar. Add balsamic vinegar and stir to combine.

Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream:
Place the whipping cream in a small bowl. Beat whipping cream until medium peaks form. Add powdered sugar, Greek yogurt and vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.

To assemble:
Slice shortcake in half and place on a small plate or bowl, place a dollop of Greek yogurt whipped cream and top with berries. Top with the other half of the biscuit and additional Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream.

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Lisa Riedl and Anna Schaber's blog, Garnish With Lemon, has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Kitchn,, The Daily Meal and BuzzFeed. During Minnesota summers, you’ll find them on the back porch, swatting mosquitoes, sampling new cocktails and solving the world’s problems, including how to get their kids to eat more veggies.

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