Saturday, July 4, 2020

Red, White and Blue Berry Shortcake

This is a great dessert for the 4th of July or anytime.

If you don't have Shortcake pastry shells, you could even do this with canned biscuits.

If you don't have blueberries or strawberries, you can even do this with raspberries or blackberries.

1  1  1/2 c. each: sliced fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, prepared whipped cream 
4 shortcake pastry shells
1/8 tsp. balsamic vinegar (optional)
1/2 - 3/4 tsp. sugar (regular or diatetic)

Rinse blueberries and strawberries.

Remove stem from strawberries, cut strawberries into slices.

In a bowl combine strawberries blueberries. 

Drizzle vinegar and sprinkle sugar over berries. Toss to coat.

Place in refrigerator to marinate for a few hours to serve.

To serve: 

 Place pastry shell on a plate, spoon berries over the shell.

Top shortcake with whip cream.

Serves 4.

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